by Area Development when it comes to Metropolitan Statistical Areas for economic and job growth.365 MSA's were ranked across two dozen economic and workforce growth indicators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the U.S. Census American Community Survey. This result is compiled from two dozen different economic and workforce indicators reported from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the U.S. Census American Community Survey.
Redding ranked #9 for Top 10 Pacific Cities (page 8 in linked article)
Redding ranked #17 in the Top 25 Mi-Size Cities for "Prime Workforce Growth". (page 11 in linked article)