Sunday, July 31, 2011

America’s Best Cities For Young Professionals (Forbes)

America’s Best Cities For Young Professionals

Midwestern cities eclipsed many glitzier coastal competitors for top spots on our list. In addition to Des Moines [ranked #1], Madison, Wis., ranks third; billionaire Warren’s Buffett’s hometown of Omaha, Neb., is No. 5; and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., is No. 10. All three tout low unemployment rates and a large college-educated demographic. The cost of living in each of these areas is around or below the national average, ensuring their young residents’ relatively high salaries go even farther. Healthy job growth is projected in all of these heartland hubs as well.

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Blogger's Note: Sun Prairie is included in these figures, and probably helps Madison's overall score quite a bit. The point is that these are the folks we want attract to Sun Prairie, and have them invest and work in our community. According to Forbes, we should be able to do more of just that.

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