So now that the recession has "officially" ended, here is a list according to Forbes of the top cities to make a living. Of the top 10 cities to earn a living only one is in the Northwest. Three of the top 10 are in the state of Texas.
Number of Forbes’ Best Big Companies: 0
Number of Forbes’ Best Small Companies: 1
Median Income: 32,836
ACCRA Cost of Living Index # (100 Median): 123.8
Five-Year forecasted Annual Job Growth: 1.09%
So Portland, what are your thoughts about the recession "very likely" being over? I for one am very happy about the news. Also, what are your thoughts about the cities that are listed as the best places to earn a living? Does it surprise you that Portland is not listed? Please list your comments below.