Three Lee County, FL cities made the top 15 on a list of the fastest-growing cities in America. Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers and Cape Coral appear among those at the top of the ranking compiled by WalletHub.com, a personal finance website.
Overall, Lehigh ranks No. 3, with Fort Myers No. 7 and Cape Coral No. 15.
To determine where the fastest local economic growth has occurred, WalletHub’s analysts compared 515 cities based on 15 measures over a period of seven years. The metrics were based on two key dimensions: Sociodemographics, which includes population growth factors; and jobs and economy, which studied factors like job growth, new businesses, regional GDP and home prices.