Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia – Best-performing cities ranking: 47 (-26 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 47 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 59

Lubbock, Texa – Best-performing cities ranking: 45 (+91 from 2021) – 5-year job growth: 66 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 73

Fort Worth-Arlington, Texa – Best-performing cities ranking: 40 (-5 from 2021) – 5-year job growth: 33 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 77

Lincoln, Nebraska – Best-performing cities ranking: 26 (+54 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 99 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 83

McAllen, Texa – Best-performing cities ranking: 18 (+85 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 34 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 82

Huntsville, Alabama – Best-performing cities ranking: 12 (-2 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 21 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 28

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansa – Best-performing cities ranking: 8 (+7 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 9 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 18

Rochester, Minnesota – Best-performing cities ranking: 50 (+6 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 52 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 59

Jefferson City, Missouri – Best-performing cities ranking: 47 (+20 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 61 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 84

Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana – Best-performing cities ranking: 41 (+88 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 55 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 37

Greenville, North Carolina – Best-performing cities ranking: 40 (+14 from 2021) – 5-year job growth ranking: 63 – 5-year wage growth ranking: 81