Gainesville Tops the List for Employment Growth RateGainesville-Hall County, Georgia – Thursday, September 27, 2012: Garner Economics’ September 2012 Progress Report: U.S. Metros Job Growth examines the pace of post-recession job growth among the nation’s 372 metro areas and sees how they compare to the nation. Examining across the entire 23 months, the differences among metros is striking. Twenty-three metros have outpaced the nation in Employment Growth Rate in every month since September 2010, including Gainesville, Georgia, ranking 11th on the list.
“This report on metro area job growth from Garner Economics reflects positive job creation in Gainesville Hall County,” said Greater Hall Chamber President & CEO Kit Dunlap. “We have outpaced national growth every month for several years and remain in the top percentile.”
“Recent job creation has been supported by a very diverse and growing economic base of manufacturing, food processing, professional services, retail, education and world-class healthcare services. Gainesville-Hall County is a regional employment center for Northeast Georgia. We continue to develop the infrastructure and capacity to support business growth and job creation that will benefit family incomes throughout this region.”