Honolulu breezes into top 10 cities for economic health

According to the On Numbers Economic IndexHonolulu is the 10th-best place in the nation for economic health. 

The index is generated using an 18-part metric that looks at private-sector job growth, unemployment, earnings, housing-price appreciation, construction and retail activity in the nation’s 102 largest metro areas.

Honolulu’s low unemployment, private-sector job growth, thriving tourist industry and vibrant cultural scene led it to the top 10 cities this month.

Rounding out the top 10 this month were Provo, Utah; Dallas-Fort Worth; Oklahoma City; Salt Lake City; Houston; Des Moines, Iowa; Tulsa, Okla.; Ogden, Utah; and Honolulu, placing second through 10th, respectively. 

The full breakdown and rankings can be found here.

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