Kiplingers Top 10 Value Cities Of 2011: Knoxville, TN. #5.


Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named its top ten cities that provide the best value-with value defined as low living costs, strong economies and great amenities. This year’s picks are profiled in the September issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, and online atwww.kiplinger.com/links/bestcities with additional interactive features.

#5. Knoxville, TN-Knoxville has managed to avoid the sharpest impact of the Great Recession thanks to such economic drivers as the Tennessee Valley Authority (the nation’s largest public utility), the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The city also offers an abundance of free, eclectic, and family-friendly entertainment options, along with a revitalized downtown area. Low taxes, low energy/utility rates, affordable housing and free downtown public transportation also make Knoxville a cheap and desirable place to live…Read More.

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Posted on July 25, 2011, in Hiring & Jobs News, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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