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C-U fourth in “Best places for new college grads”

The Atlantic Cities released a list today of best places for new grads and Champaign-Urbana was their number four location.

The results were tabulated using eight variables:

  • Unemployment rate, via the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
  • Share of jobs in professional, technical, and creative occupations (BLS)
  • Percent of adults with a BA and above, via the American Community Survey (ACS)
  • Average salaries and wages for professional, technical, and creative occupations (BLS)
  • Rental share of housing (ACS)
  • Money left over after paying for housing (ACS)
  • Share of adults that have never been married (ACS)
  • Share of commuters who use public transit (ACS)

You can check out the article here.

It features a nice, but dated photo of Green St. RIP Record Service.

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