Carmel named No. 1 place to launch a career

CARMEL, Ind. -- Looking for a new career? Carmel, Indiana may be the place for you.

Money Magazine recently named Carmel the No. 1 place to launch a career, ahead of 2,400 other cities in the United States. 

The magazine took into account the following factors:

  • Cost of living
  • Amenity counts (such as bars, restaurants, and other attractions
  • Commute time
  • Job growth
  • Economic opportunity
  • Unemployment rates

Carmel's projected job growth from 2016-2021 is 11.6 percent, according to Moody's Analytics. Click here for more information on the ranking.

The list of top 10 cities for launching a new career is below:

  1. Carmel, Indiana
  2. Allen, Texas
  3. Brentwood, Tennessee
  4. Olive Branch, Mississippi
  5. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  6. Lone Tree, Colorado
  7. St. Peters, Missouri
  8. Orem, Utah
  9. Dickinson, North Dakota
  10. Fayetteville, Arkansas

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