top 10 relocation houston
  • Median income: $66,200
  • Median home price: $190,000
  • Home price growth forecast : 3.9%

The oil and gas industry has kept Houston's economy humming, with unemployment at a comparatively low 5.6% in November. It's about to get another boost with the opening of a massive new ExxonMobil facility next year that's expected to employ 10,000 workers.

First published February 3, 2014: 11:41 AM ET
Source: Penske Truck Rental; National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Bank provided data on median home prices and incomes. Home price forecasts from CoreLogic Case-Shiller.
Penske compiled the list by tallying the number of consumer truck rental reservations for one-way moves that were made online and through its call centers last year.

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