Provo #2 Best-Performing City!


Another ranking for Provo! The Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. According to the Milken Institue, Provo is the #2 Best Performing City in 2016.

Provo nearly eclipsed San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara for the top spot, tying for second in the 2016 Best-Performing Cities index. Technology has been the primary source of Provo’s economic performance. Highly trained millennial talent from the East and West Coasts are attracted to Provo’s lower housing costs and a recreation-rich environment.

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  1. Kim Ashby

    Has Provo City ever considered hiring a professional photographer to take pictures of the city? It seems the best the city can come up with are images of BYU’s campus. I love BYU, but there is so much more to the city than just BYU.

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