Quality Of Life

Awards

We think Greater St. Cloud is the best place in the country to live and work, but it turns out we’re not just being biased.

In 2016, Greater St. Cloud received the following:

  • Best City for Young Entrepreneurs (#28 of 181 MSA’s) – NerdWallet.com
  • 2015 Best Performing Small City (#70 of 201 U.S. cities – #1 small city in MN) – Milken Institute
  • 5th Best City for Singles (Who Like Being Single) – SmartAsset.com
  • 8th Best Hockey Town in Country (#8 of 123 U.S. cities) – SmartAsset.com
  • Top 100 Smartest City (#42 of 100 U.S.cities) – Luminosity.com
  • Smartest City in MN to Live In (#3 of 11 MN cities) – OnlyInMinnesota.com
  • Top 10 Secret Swimming Holes: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve – The Travel Channel

In 2015, Greater St. Cloud received the following:

  • Top 15 Metro Areas You Can Afford a Home on a $50,000 Income – Nerdwallet.com
  • Top 10 Large Metro Area for Law Graduates (#8 of 100 MSAs) – GoodCall.com
  • Top Leading Location for Development in 2015 (#87 of 373 MSAs) – AreaDevelopment.com
  • Best Place to Start a Business in Minnesota (#76 of 123 MN cities) – Nerdwallet.com
  • Best Small City in America (#47 of 1,300 U.S. cities) – Nerdwallet.com
  • 2014 Best Performing Small City (#26 of 179 U.S. cities – #1 small city in MN) -Milken Institute

Quality Of Life In Greater St. Cloud

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