Provo Tops Forbes List Of Best Places For Business, Careers
Published on June 28, 2012 at 06:00AM
Forbes Magazine ranks Provo as the best place for business and careers in the country. According to “Forbes,” the 16-billion-dollar economy is thriving largely on the back of Brigham Young University. The school provides a stabilizing presence as the third largest private college by enrollment in the U.S. Job growth was a robust three percent in the Provo metro in 2011, third best in the U.S. It enjoys the lowest violent crime rate in the U.S. and ranks tenth lowest overall for crime, including property crime.