New report lists Tucson as 'least recession recovered' large city

Updated: Jan. 11, 2017 at 3:31 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson is the least recession recovered large city in the U.S. according to a new 2017 report from WalletHub.

Analysts at WalletHub compared more than 500 cities in the U.S. that varied in size from the "inflow of college-educated workers" to "share of households receiving public assistance" to "homeownership rate".

The following is how the Old Pueblo ranked, according to the report (1=Most Recovered, 253=Avg.):

  • 362nd – Home Price Appreciation
  • 441st – Poverty Rate
  • 400th – Ratio of Part-Time to Full-Time Jobs
  • 411th – Unemployment Rate
  • 388th – Inflow of College-Educated Workers
  • 215th – Foreclosure Rate
  • 337th – Public Assistance Rate
  • 104th – Consumer Non-Housing Debt
  • 397th – Labor-Force Participation Rate

Tucson ranks 486th overall and 62nd among large cities.

Source: WalletHub

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