Milken Institute released their 2010 Best-Performing Cities list. Temple, Texas and the surrounding area are ranked 1st in the Best-Performing Cities listing of the top 200 Largest Metro areas.
source: Milken Institute, 2010 Best Performing Cities, 200 Largest Metros
Temple, Texas is a community with a diverse economic base that includes healthcare, distribution and warehousing, and manufacturing as the foundation. Within 180 miles of a population of 17.8 million, Temple is in a strategic location that is central within the southwest U.S. marketplace.