It is painfully clear that the current U.S. economic recovery has been a meager one, with the benefits highly concentrated among the wealthiest. The notion that “a rising tide” lifts all boats has been sunk, along with the good ship middle class.
Real Metropolitan Area GDP Per Capita (2010-2013)
Rank Metropolitan Area 2010 2013 2010-2013 Change
21 Austin-Round Rock, TX $ 50,094 $ 52,110 4.0%