Nashville-Area Rankings

  • Best Places for Millennial Job Seekers in Tennessee

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 20, 2015
    Six of the top 10 cities on NerdWallet.com's list of best places for millennials to find jobs in Tennessee are located within Middle Tennessee, including Nashville at No. 2.

    To determine the ranking, analysts looked at the unemployment rate, average salary, affordability, and percentage of millennial residents for Tennessee cities with populations above 5,000.

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  • 25 Best Cities For Jobs

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 19, 2015
    Nashville is on Glassdoor.com's list of the best U.S. cities for jobs. The ranking is based on ease of getting a job; cost of living; and employee job satisfaction.

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  • Fastest-Growing Market For New Home Sales

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 17, 2015
    According to a study by economist Sam Khater, Nashville is the fastest-growing market in the U.S. for new home sales. New sales grew by 17 percent in Nashville over the prior year. Nashville is also one of only five markets that have higher new home sales in 2015 than in the early 2000s.

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  • Best & Worst States for Business

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 07, 2015
    Tennessee ranks fourth in Chief Executive magazine's 11th annual study of each state's business environment. The survey examined metrics such as taxation/regulations, workforce quality, state GDP and unemployment rate.

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  • 2015's Best & Worst Cities to Work for a Small Business

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 07, 2015

    Personal finance site WalletHub ranks the Nashville MSA sixth overall in its study of best and worst cities to work for a small business. To determine their ranking, WalletHub examined the small business environment within 100 of the largest U.S. metro areas across 11 key metrics, including net small business job growth, industry variety and earnings for small business employees.

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  • Cities with the strongest housing recoveries

    by Lindsay Chambers | May 01, 2015
    CBSMoneywatch.com ranked Nashville No. 1 on its list of cities whose housing markets have bounced back following the Great Recession. The study used data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the National Association of Realtors on home prices in America's 100 largest metro areas since 2006.

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  • Best Cities to Start a Business

    by Lindsay Chambers | Apr 28, 2015
    Financial advice website WalletHub recently released its 2015 Best Cities to Start a Business ranking, based on metrics such as affordability and workforce education levels. Nashville is No. 20 on the list. Other Tennessee cities on the list: Chattanooga (No. 4), Memphis (No. 7), Knoxville (No. 32).

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  • America's Friendliest Cities

    by Lindsay Chambers | Apr 23, 2015
    Nashville is in the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure's America's Friendliest Cities ranking.

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  • Best States for Doctors

    by Lindsay Chambers | Apr 22, 2015
    Financial advice website WalletHub recently released its 2015 Best States for Doctors ranking. The study was based on 12 metrics such as earning potential, patient population and the cost of malpractice insurance. Tennessee ranked seventh overall.

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  • Cities Creating the Most Tech Jobs

    by Joel Kotkin | Apr 14, 2015
    With 68 percent tech industry job growth between 2004 and 2014, Nashville comes in at No. 8 in Forbes' survey of cities creating the most tech jobs.

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