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Magazine lists Irving among healthiest cities

Irving earned a spot in a top list of America’s fastest growing cities since the recession, according to Forbes magazine.
The list from Forbes ranks Irving as seventh in the nation for fastest growth since 2007. According to the analysis from demographer Wendell Cox, suburban cities with major employment opportunities and housing, like Irving, made the list.
The analysis used population information from numbers released earlier this year.
According to the article, Irving is a major job center, boasting Nokia headquarters, NEC Corporation of America, Blackberry and Exxon Mobil. The population of Irving has also jumped more than 13 percent in the past five years to about 225,000.

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