Nationally, Texas and Indiana dominated the rankings for the fastest-growing MSAs. Each of these states placed three MSAs among the top ten. The New Orleans and San Francisco MSAs showed the fastest-growing large MSA economies.
In Utah, only the Logan UT-ID MSA experienced below-average expansion (up only 1 percent. The Provo-Orem MSA produced the highest percent change—4.5 percent and ranked 32nd nationally. The St. George MSA recovered from GDP contraction in 2010 to show a healthy 3.2 percent gain in 2012. For more information about this data release, click here.