Burlington Named One of Top Micropolitan Areas

Cool bridges did not factor into the statistics.Cool bridges did not factor into the statistics.

For the second straight year, “Site Selection” Magazine has named Greater Burlington one of the top micropolitan areas in the county for economic development projects.

Last year, Burlington was raked number 30 and this year it’s number 41. It’s also number 5 out of 34 on the list of metropolitan areas on the Mississippi River.

The magazine also rates the state, and Iowa is number 6 in terms of those best suited for economic expansion.


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Savanna Evans
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