Bloomington, IN (August 23, 2013) – In the 15th annual Forbes’ ranking of the Best Places for Business and Careers, Bloomington ranked number 22 out of 200 of the largest metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S.

Metrics considered in the methodology include job growth, costs, income growth, educational attainment, and projected economic growth through 2014. This year, Forbes added high school attainment and dropping crime rates in the methodology, noting the importance of quality of life.

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