Twin Cities is Tops

It’s official the Twin Cities is among the top cities in the United States when it comes to quality of life, according to a new Portfolio.com/bizjournals.com study. We came in third!

The study based its findings on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2006-2008 American Community Survey. Here are some of the Twin Cities’ highlights, according to Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal

  • Minneapolis/St. Paul performed well in several categories, including median household income. The city ranked ninth in the nation, with a median income of $66,300.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul ranked 25th in the commuting time category. The average commute in the Twin Cities takes about 24 minutes.
  • The Twin Cities ranked 13th in the category of lowest jobless rate. About
    4.1 percent of Twin Cities residents ages 25 to 64 were unemployed.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul ranked eighth in percentage of adults 25 or older with bachelor’s degrees. About 37 percent of Twin Cities residents have bachelor’s degrees
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