The fluctuations in Wall Street in August were a big reminder to everyone: The Great Recession might have ended barely six years ago, yet there is always risk when investing. And even though six years might seem like a lifetime to some, the reality is that some cities across the United States have not been able to recover as fast as others, according to recent report in WalletHub.

The report set out to measure the progress of local economies and how they’ve been able to bounce back, or how they’ve sunk lower, since the Great Recession of 2008. Part of the results stem from a comparison of the 150 largest cities in the United States, across 17 key economic indicators. These indicators are listed below with their corresponding weights. For each metric, except “Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Filing,” WalletHub analyzed the change between its pre- and post-recession levels. Data for metrics marked with an asterisk (*) were available only at the state level, according to WalletHub.

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