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Portland ranked among America's fastest-growing cities

Posted: Updated: Jan 29, 2013 09:23 AM

Portland is the 10th-fastest growing city in America, according to rankings released by Forbes.com.

Forbes looked into the rate of job growth, economic growth and gross metro product growth, while also taking into account unemployment numbers and median salaries for college-educated workers.

Austin, TX came in first on the list, followed by two more cities from the Lone Star State: Houston and Dallas. Raleigh, NC, and Salt Lake City, UT, round out the top five.

Another Northwest city - Seattle - came in sixth, followed by Provo, UT; Phoenix and San Antonio.

Portland had a median salary of $60,200, a job growth rate of 1.7 percent and a population growth rate of 1.8 percent.

Check out the rest of the top 20 here.

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