Number One Again

Congratulations, Provo! You consistently rank high in comparison to other cities across the country, and you’ve done it again. The Provo-Orem metro area was recently recognized for the following attributes:

Here’s a longer list of Provo’s rankings over the last few years. Even when the city goes up and down between years, it’s significant that it remains in the top 10.

  • #1 volunteering (Corporation for National and Community Service; June 2010, August 2011)
  • #1 most optimistic (Gallup-Healthways; March 2011 and 2012)
  • #1 quality of life (Bizjournals.com; March 2009)
  • #2 for business and careers (Forbes.com; April 2010)
  • #2 for starting over (Bloomberg Businessweek; June 2009)
  • #3 for business and careers (Forbes.com; June 2011)
  • #3 for most liveable city (Forbes.com; April 2010)
  • #3 for educated job seekers (Brookings Institute; September 2011)
  • #4 for wellbeing (Gallup-Healthways; February 2010 and 2011, March 2012)
  • #5 for best places to raise a family (Forbes.com; June 2010)
  • #6 fastest growing (Census Bureau; March 2010)
  • #7 fastest growing (Census Bureau; March 2012)
  • #8 for starting over (The Daily Best; November 2011)
  • #9 best performing city (The Milken Institute; December 2011)
  • #10 for best jobs (Forbes.com; May 2011)
  • # 23 for collective brainpower (Portfolio.com; December 2010)
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  1. Sherrie Hall Everett

    A few years ago…we also ranked #1 for Women Entreprenuers too!

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