Tank of the Year Winner 2014

Midland, Texas tops the list of fastest rising housing markets, according to the second annual ranking from SmartAsset.

To rank the fastest rising housing markets in the U.S., SmartAsset analyzed three different factors: The 5-year difference between population growth and housing growth, 5-year home value change and 5-year median household income change.

Key Findings

  • The boom continues – Four of last year’s top 10 rising housing markets appeared in this year’s top 10. Washington, D.C., Austin and Odessa, Texas which were in last year’s top 10 but fell out this year didn’t fall far. Each of those cities ranks in the top 15.
  • Colorado is rising the fastest – Colorado contains four cities in our top 10: Denver, Greeley, Aurora and Fort Collins. Other Colorado cities in the top 50 include Boulder, Westminster, Thornton, Arvada and Centennial.
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