Sure, Houston can boast that it’s the Energy Capital of the World. That’s undisputed. However, Houston also is making strides in the wider range of STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
A new study from the American Enterprise Institute’s Housing Center finds Houston is No. 2 among the best U.S. metro areas for STEM workers. The study notes that the vibrancy of home construction helped Houston maintain a high rate of employment growth and a high score for home affordability.
Whether Houston stands at No. 2 or No. 33, business leaders are confident the region is fertile territory for STEM.