Area Development Magazine named the Visalia-Porterville-Tulare MSA as one of the 100 leading locations for 2017, the only Central California county to make the list. Area Development ranks all 394 MSA’s across the US on 21 economic and workforce indicators. Each MSA earned a ranking within each indicator, which helped determined the overall ranking for the 100 leading locations.
The Visalia-Porterville-Tulare MSA ranked 64th overall nationally, and number 18 of mid-size communities (population between 160,000 and 600,000).
“The fact that our region is the only area in Central California to make the top 100 confirms the strong economic performance of our economy and let’s decision makers know that we understand what businesses need to be successful” stated Paul Saldana, President & CEO of the EDC.
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