10 housing markets at greatest risk from manufacturing slowdown

Their local economies are reliant on the manufacturing sector and not as well diversified into the knowledge economy. Some were booming and others already lagging. Any slowdown in manufacturing will hurt them and likely spillover into the local housing market. Heads up!

MarketIndustry Specialization
Gainesville, GA Manufacturing, Construction, and Trade Trans Util
Spartanburg, SC Manufacturing, Other svcs, and Trade Trans Util
Dalton, GA Manufacturing
Michigan City-La Porte, IN Manufacturing, Trade Trans Util, and Leisure Hosp
Burlington, NC Manufacturing and Construction
Bowling Green, KY Manufacturing, Mining, and Other svcs
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Manufacturing, Construction, and Other svcs
Auburn-Opelika, AL Manufacturing, Construction, and Other svcs
Lake Charles, LA Mining, Manufacturing, and Trade Trans Util
Elkhart-Goshen, IN Manufacturing

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