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Fort Wayne Ranks as Top “Opportunity City”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Forbes Magazine, a national publication, has named Fort Wayne as one of it's top cities for opportunity.

In ranking the city 11th, the Forbes article mentioned Fort Wayne's cost of living, downtown investments and park systems.

The article compiles their list by looking at cities where people have an easier time building a career. It also focuses on other factors like crime rates, housing costs and unemployment numbers. You can view the full article by clicking here: Forbes.com.


The top 11 rankings are as follows: 

1. Columbus, Ohio

2. Rochester, New York

3. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

4. Toledo, Ohio

5. Buffalo, New York

6. Rockford, Illinois

7. Lubbock, Texas

8. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

9. Memphis, Tennessee

10. Grand Rapids, Michigan

11. Fort Wayne, Indiana




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