Gilbert and Chandler Named Among 2012’s Top 100 Best Places to Live

September 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm 1 comment

Money Magazine recently reported the “2012 Top 100 Best Places to Live”. It comes with great pride to know that two cities in the Southeast Valley of the Phoenix metro area made it to the top half of the list. Gilbert, AZ, was ranked No. 33 and Chandler, AZ, took the 50th spot. Gilbert, with a population of 216,400 and Chandler, with a 247,100 residents, continue to grow and provide a great quality of life for their residents.
According to Money Magazine, “These terrific small cities offer what American families care about most — strong job opportunities, great schools, low crime, quality health care, and plenty to do. And they’re true communities too.” For a full list of the Top 100 Best Cities to Live, go to:
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/best-places/2012/top100/index.html.

In other local headlines, Chandler newspaper the San Tan Sun News reported Chandler’s unemployment rate is 5.9 percent as of May, compared to 7.5 percent for Metro Phoenix overall and 8.2 percent for Arizona (8.25 percent nationwide). Chandler’s office vacancy rate is only 5 percent compared to a metro Phoenix rate of 28 percent. For the full article, go to: http://content.yudu.com/Library/A1y9py/STSNewsComm9112/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.santansun.com%2F.

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