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Rochester, NY, was recently ranked by Expansion Management Magazine as having the best Quality of Life in the nation.All 362 metropolitan statistical areas in the nation were evaluated, with the top 20 percent earning the designation "Five-Star Quality of Life Metro."
Expansion Management, a leading site selector publication, judged Rochester to be the best Five-Star Quality of Life Metro among cities with populations more than 1 million. Rochester, NY, was followed by Pittsburgh, Austin, Boston and San Jose.
"We in the Greater Rochester, NY, Region are thrilled to be judged as having the best quality of life in America among major metropolitan areas ," said Dennis M. Mullen, president and CEO of Greater Rochester Enterprise, a regional economic development organization."This recognition confirms what we already know – the Rochester region is a tremendous place to live and do business."
The magazine analyzes nine categories in calculating its Quality of Life Quotient.
"With four categories dealing with the workforce or education, it's no surprise we fared well.Rochester has numerous world-class academic institutions, along with a highly skilled and innovative workforce," added Mullen.
This accolade comes on the heels of several other recent announcements about Rochester, NY.
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