Three North Texas cities are among the Top 20 Cities for Hispanic Entrepeneurs, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.
Grand Prairie at No. 13, Irving at No. 17, and Fort Worth at No. 18, all made the top of the list, WalletHub said.
The Texas border city of Laredo was No. 1 on the list, with Austin coming in at No. 20. In all, nine Texas cities were in the Top 20.
WalletHub said that estimates show that by 2050, 25 percent of the U.S. population will be Hispanic.
HISPANIC INCOME, BUSINESS OWNERSHIP EVALUATED
It compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 23 metrics to create its list, with the data set ranging from Hispanic entrepreneurship rate and income growth, to the share of Hispanic-owned businesses.
The website said it looked at the 150 most-populated U.S. cities, as well as at least two of the most-populated cities in each state across the categories of “Hispanic Business-Friendliness,” and “Hispanic Purchasing Power.”
Among other North Texas cities ranked in the 182 cities listed, Plano came in at No. 25, Dallas at No. 31, Arlington at No. 46, and Garland was No. 63.
In its 2016 rankings, WalletHub placed Plano as the top North Texas city at No. 12, followed by Grand Prairie at No. 18.
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