Midland, Texas took the prize for the largest GDP growth in the country with a whopping 24.1% growth rate last year--as oil prices were just beginning to slump.
Second to Midland was San Angelo,Texas with a 11.4% GDP growth. However, these are the numbers from last year--just when plunging oil prices began. New numbers are expected by the end of 2015, but, for now, Texas is still king:
In keeping with the Texas theme. Dallas, at 8.5%, posted the highest growth rate among the top 10 metropolitan areas ranked by total GDP. That beat out San Francisco (5.2%) and Atlanta (3%), in the second and third spots, respectively.
To see which areas have the largest GDP growth, click here: