Top Cities Beating the Recession
DC is No. 1, but Texas has a bunch in the top 10
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 6, 2010 2:43 PM CST
Dallas is one of handful of Texas cities to make the top 10.   (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

(Newser) – The number-crunchers at Forbes have come up with a list of the top cities where the recession is easing. The formula takes into account projected job growth and housing prices. Here's the list:

  1. (tie) Washington, DC-Arlington-Alexandria
  2. (tie) Austin-Round Rock
  3. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
  4. (tie) Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington
  5. (tie) Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown

  1. Denver-Aurora
  2. San Antonio
  3. Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
  4. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
  5. Kansas City (Missouri and Kansas)