Policom Corporation released 2017 Economic Strength Rankings and ranked Bozeman as the #1 Micropolitan Area. (Micropolitan Statistical Area is defined as a city with a population of 10,000-50,000). Economic Strength is the long-term tendency for an area to consistently grow in both size and quality.
From the Montana Economic Development Report:
The technology sector of Montana’s
economy has dramatically accelerated
its growth in recent years. With exceptional
talent, both being trained in and recruited
to the area, an ever-larger pool of private
investment capital and consistently
improving direct flight markets, it’s never
been easier to start and grow a high-tech
firm in the state.
Several locations in Montana have been
working diligently to achieve the critical
mass of talent, companies and capital
required for a strong and diverse hightech
ecosystem. As a result, virtually all of
the high-tech businesses in Montana are
concentrated in just a few metro areas.
Bozeman leads the pack, …
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