College Station, Sugar Land among best cities for tech jobsCollege Station, Sugar Land among best cities for tech jobshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=245982020-07-16T05:00:00Z2020-07-16T18:00:00Z

​SAN MATEO, Calif. – ​College Station has taken the top spot on Zippia's list of the best up-and-coming cities for technology jobs. 

According to the report, the Brazos County city had more growth in tech careers than most other U.S. cities, growing 82.66 percent. 

College Station offers 7,763 total tech jobs, 14.4 percent of the city's job pool.

Sugar Land was the only other Texas city on the list, ranking fifth. 

The Houston-area city had a tech job growth rate of 47.07 percent. It has one of the highest percentages of tech jobs, with 12.8 percent of its workforce dedicated to the tech industry. That boils down to 7,553 jobs. 

Other cities on the list are: 

  • No. 2 Coral Springs, Fla.;

  • No. 3 Westminster, Colo.;

  • No. 4 Hampton, Va.; 

  • No. 6 Sandy, Utah;

  • No. 7 Fairfield, Calif.; 

  • No. 8 Simi Valley, Calif.; 

  • No. 9 Worcester, Mass.; and 

  • No. 10 Lowell, Mass. 

To determine the list, Zippia ranked over 300 cities on increase in tech jobs and overall percentage of tech jobs. ​​The data come from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.

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​Source: Zippia
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