Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Cedar Rapids receives top ranking Next Cities List

The Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce newsletter announced the following news today:

Cedar Rapids is ranked fourth in a list of “Next Cities” with a
population of 100,000-200,000 released by Madison , WI based Next Generation
Consulting. “Next Cities” are considered to be the best places to live and
work for young professionals and are evaluated in seven indexes including:
Vitality, Earning, Learning, After Hours, Cost of Lifestyle, Around Town and
Social Capital.

Top 5 Next Cities, population of 100,000 – 200,000

  1. Fort Collins, Colorado
  2. Charleston, South Carolina
  3. Eugene, Oregon
  4. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  5. Springfield, Illinois

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Nice news for the City of Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids population is roughly 126,000 and is the county seat of Linn County, Iowa.


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