Finally, some GOOD information to report for Kentucky!
Best Cities for Job Growth 2011 | Newgeography.com
(divided into small, medium, large U.S. metropolitan areas)
All Cities Rankings - 2011 Best Cities for Job Growth | Newgeography.com
(lists all U.S. metros)
I just found this by accident a few minutes ago.
Four Kentucky metropolitan areas are in the top 100:
16. Elizabethtown/Hardin County
31. Clarksville, TN/Hopkinsville, KY
62. Bowling Green
Other Kentucky metros include:
176. Evansville, IN/Henderson, KY
230. Louisville/New Albany, IN
292. Huntington, WV/Ashland, KY/Ironton, OH
313. Cincinnati/Middletown, OH/Covington, KY
Nashville and Knoxville, very close to Kentucky and cities to which many of our residents commute, scored #48 and #94, respectively.
Not surprisingly, five of the top ten cities were in Texas; the others were Bismarck (actually makes sense), New Orleans
, Dubuque, Manhattan (KS), and Pascagoula.