Dallas-Fort Worth No. 1 in job gains

Posted by Emily Ray-Porter Group on Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 2:47pm.

Dallas Business Journal - by Candace Carlisle, Staff Writer

Date: Monday, March 21, 2011, 3:01pm CDT

The Dallas-Fort Worth market added 63,600 jobs to the area between January 2010 and January 2011 — placing the region as No. 1 in job gains among U.S. metropolitan cities.

A total of 266 metropolitan areas gained employment during the year, according to information released from the U.S. Bureau Labor of Statistics.

Houston came in No. 2 with 56,600 additional jobs in the market.

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