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Columbus Ranked as #19 Most Competitive Metro

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as #19 Most Competitive Metro

New Geography has a new post about data compiled by EMSI that lists the Most Competitive US Metro Areas Since 2010, and Columbus clocks in at a healthy #19. This study takes a look at job change from 2010 to 2012, industry mix, the relation to national economic growth and other quantitative factors. The only […]

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Columbus Ranked as 10th for Cities Where Paychecks Stretch Furthest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as 10th for Cities Where Paychecks Stretch Furthest

Here’s something I bet you’ve heard before: Columbus is an affordable place to live. Joel Kotkin at New Geography reasserted this mantra once again with a new listing of cities where “paychecks stretch the furthest”. Their research takes a look at average annual wages of major US cities, and then adjusts for cost of living. […]

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Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked as 8th Best City for Tech Jobs

New Geography’s Joel Kotkin has published another piece on tech jobs in the United States and Columbus has once again placed strongly at the 8 spot on the list (though we were #3 on the list last year). Some of the commentary that Kotkin provides adds some of his reasons as to why Columbus does […]

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Columbus Ranks #22 on List of Best Large Cities for Jobs in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranks #22 on List of Best Large Cities for Jobs in 2012

NewGeography.com has compiled their annual listing of best American cities for jobs, and Columbus ranks in 22nd place on the list of large cities, down 3 spots from last year’s ranking. The scoring system used in the study has a methodology that weighs employment growth trends both long term and short term from data collected […]

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Columbus: Boom Town Ohio

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Joel Kotkin at NewGeography.com just posted up an article yesterday about the new “Boom Towns” in the US. These are the cities that are positioned to grow and prosper over the course of the next 10 years. The regional rankings are calculated with multiple factors including current and projected job growth, demographic information, education levels […]

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Columbus Ranked 19 for Job Growth in 2011

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NewGeography.com just released their annual ranked list of “Best Cities for Jobs” and Columbus came in at number 19 on their large cities list — up seven spots from 26th place last year. This study measures the robustness of a region’s growth over the entire metropolitan statistical area, and the rankings are calculated by measuring […]

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