EG Among the Nation’s Most Dynamic Small Cities

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Press Release - Elk Grove Among the Nation’s Most Dynamic Small Cities

Posted: 09/25/2019

Elk Grove is one of the nation’s 10 most dynamic small cities according to a report released by Point2Homes, a real estate portal supporting home searchers. Elk Grove ranked seventh among cities with fewer than 200,000 people.
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Elk Grove was evaluated with 150 U.S. cities against 18 factors that looked at human capital, education and culture, economic activity, and housing over a period of five years. Elk Grove showed the eighth most significant decrease in unemployment rates amongst all cities and landed in the top 5 of small city rankings for a rise in job opportunities. Elk Grove’s current building boom was documented in the report with a ninth-place ranking amongst all cities, tied with Sacramento, for an increase in building permits.

In the overall list of all 150 cities, Elk Grove ranked 37. Other cities in the region included in the rankings were Sacramento (41), Stockton (19), and Modesto (25).

The full report is available online.

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