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Forbes Ranks Johnson City , TN
10th Best Smaller Metro for Business and Careers

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Courtesy of Johnson City CVB

Population: 190,000

Colleges1: 12
Cost of Doing Business2: 30
Cost Of Living3: 99
Crime Rate4: 100
Culture & Leisure6: 21
Educational Attainment6: 89
Income Growth*: 63
Job Growth*: 40
Net Migration*: 35

1 Measure of 4-year colleges in area with extra credit for highly rated schools.
2 Index based on cost of labor, energy, taxes and office space.
3 Index based on cost of housing, utilities, transportation and other expenditures.
4 Crimes per 100,000 residents.
5 Index based on museums, theaters, golf course, sports teams and other activities.
6 Share of Population over age 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher.
* 5-year annualized figures.
NA: Not available, not applicable.
Sources: Economy.com; Sperling's BestPlaces; FBI Index of Crime.


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