St. Joseph Named to ‘Best Cities for Small Business’ List

July 31, 2012 11:55 am

In Forbes’ 14th annual “Best Small Places for Business” report, St. Joseph ranked 89th overall. The rankings are based on 12 metrics related to job growth, business/living costs, income growth, educational attainment and projected economic growth. St. Joseph made the list because of its low business costs, number of educated workers and the potential for job growth.

“The rankings show that Missouri cities, both large and small, are poised to support businesses and grow the state’s economy,” said Christopher Chung, CEO of the Missouri Partnership. “In addition to helping businesses thrive, these reports indicate that Missouri is not only a great place to work, but also a high-quality place to live.”

Click here to see St. Joseph’s profile on the list.

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