Quick Facts

 Category  Value  Ranking*  Source
 Population (2012)  2,753,149  #20  US Census Bureau
 Median Age (2012)  38.2  #9  US Census Bureau (ACS)
 Advanced Degrees (2012)  15.2%  #4  US Census Bureau (ACS)
 Bachelor's Degrees (2012)  35.5%  #8  US Census Bureau (ACS)
 Unemployment Rate (September 2014)  5.8%  #15  Bureau of Labor Statistics
 Labor Force (2012)  1,473,691  #18  Bureau of Labor Statistics
 Employment Growth (2011-2012)  1.95%  #13  Bureau of Labor Statistics
 Employment Growth (2002-2012)  5.36%  #10  Bureau of Labor Statistics
 Gross Metropolitan Product (2010)  $144.8 Bil  #18  Bureau of Economic Analysis
 Median Household Income (2012)  $68,616  #4  US Census Bureau (ACS)
 Per Capita Income (2011)  $51,126  #5  Bureau of Economic Analysis
 Per Capita Income Growth (2001-2011)  43.1%  #7  Bureau of Economic Analysis
 Median Home Price (2014 2Q)  $255,600  #12  National Association of Realtors
 Median Home Price Change (2012 4Q-2013 4Q)  0.4%  #25  National Association of Realtors
 Median Home Price Change (2011-2013 4Q)  5.1%  #21  National Association of Realtors
 Percent of Foreclosed Homes (September 2013)  5.0%  #20  Foreclosure Response, LISC

   *Among 25 largest US metros