Lafayette recognized as one of the best small cities for college graduates

08-25-2016

A recent article published by MSN notes Lafayette, Indiana as being one of the best places for graduates to settle after college.

Best small Cities for graduates....
7. Lafayette, Indiana
As the No. 2 city on Forbes' 2015 list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers, Lafayette has much to offer young graduates. It's home to Purdue University, as well as large employers like Subaru, Caterpillar, and Wabash National, which means plenty of jobs options for the nearly one-third of residents who are between 20 and 34 years old. Rich in history, architecture, and art galleries, there's always something cultural to experience in Lafayette.
Percent of population between 20 and 34, 2014: 30.2%
Median rent, 2014: $647
Median earnings for bachelor's degree holders, 2014: $42,869
Average projected job growth statewide, 2012-22: 12.0%

More information on the Lafayette/West Lafayette area can be found here: http://www.homeofpurdue.com/.

 

MSN: Best Small Cities for New Grads

 

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