POLICOM Corporation ranked Amarillo #134 out of 366 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA's) in the nation in its annual Economic Strength Rankings. The city moved up 22 places from #156 last year, making it ninth in Texas for economic growth and resilience, according to the report. Over the last eight years, Amarillo has improved an impressive 176 places.
POLICOM Corporation is an independent economic research firm which specializes in analyzing local and state economies. From its research, it determines if an economy is growing or declining, and the cause.