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Houston named America’s No. 1

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  1. It’s got the jobs. Houston is the No. 1 city for job creation in the U.S., by a lot.

 

  1. Houston is home to more Fortune 500 company headquarters than anywhere in America except for New York.
  2. It hosts the world’s largest concentration of healthcare organizations, with scientists working hard to beat cancer.

 

  1. It’s one of the centers of America’s lucrative oil and gas industry.

 

  1. Massive international trade gives another big jobs boost to the rapidly growing city.

 

  1. Houston is called Space City for a reason. It’s home of the NASA Astronaut Corps.

 

  1. Houston recently passed New York to become the most ethnically and racially diverse city in the U.S.

 

  1. Houston’s got more parks than any other top-10 metropolitan area.

 

  1. The combination of the University of Houston and Rice University means there are a bunch of smart people around.

 

  1. Houston has one of the largest rodeos in the world.