Bowling Green, Ky #5 – Forbes.com Best Small Place for Business and Career

Our little city of BG just made Forbes.com lists of Best Small Places for Business and Career

Jumping up to #5 on the list, BG is showing improvements is Housing and Jobs and the cost of living 12.5% below the national average.

WKU is pumping out 27.1% college attainment with 9% of the metro area population reaching a Graduate Degree – (thanks DR Green)

read the full list here

Bowling Green: At a Glance

  • Metro Population: 126,000
  • Major Industries: Education, Technology 
  • Gross Metro Product: $5.4 B
  • Median Household Income:$46,369
  • Median Home Price: $105,300
  • Unemployment: 8.6%
  • Job Growth (2010): 1.4%
  • Cost of Living: 12.5% below nat’l avg
  • College Attainment: 27.1%
  • Net Migration (2010): 1,250
Numbers
Employment
Job Growth
1.4%
Projected Annual Job Growth
2.7%
Current Unemployment
8.6%
Median Household Income
$46,369
Household Income Growth
1.2%
High-Tech Employment
9.6%
Housing
Median Home Price
$105,300
Home Price Change
0.8%
Housing Affordability
257
Subprime Mortgages
11.0%
Education
High School Attainment
83.9%
College Attainment
27.1%
Graduate Degrees
9.0%
Top Colleges

http://www.forbes.com/places/ky/bowling-green/

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