Corvallis, Oregon frequently makes the “top list” for one reason or another… Here’s a small collection. This group grows on a regular basis.
Corvallis, once again recognized as a Bike Friendly community. Corvallis Recognized as Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists
How about a town that’s great as a place to go to school and to live in? Check out Corvallis, Oregon at #11 The 50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever
This one from NerdWallet’s Guide to America’s Most Innovative Cities. Read the article.
#3 in Top College Towns… This is according to the American Institute for Academic Research. A couple of reasons: 1) number of people who work in innovative fields 2) second in city accessibility with easy access to arts and leisure amenities, plus others.
#3 in the Top Ten Happiest Small Cities according to Movoto
Claims Journal is reporting that according to a survey done by Farmers Insurance, Corvallis is ranked #1 on the list of secure small cities (population less than 150,000) read more
Corvallis, Oregon #4 in the top ten list of cities where you want to walk to work — according to the US Census’ American Community Survey…
Corvallis Oregon named in Top Ten Metros for High-Tech Start-Up Density. Here’s the news report from the Gazette Times: Corvallis Tagged as Leader in Tech Start-ups. This doesn’t come as a surprise. But it’s nice to see confirmation. Read the full report
Cool Schools Ranking… this time OSU (Oregon State University) makes #11, another great school Southern Oregon University made the list too, at 26, Portland State at 31, Lewis and Clark College #19. Not bad Oregon. Sierra ranking of the greenest schools.
This time it’s OSU (Oregon State University) that makes a “top” list. OSU Once Again Named Best Buy School By Fiske
Top College Towns, Corvallis ranks #5 AIER (American Institute for Economic Research) College Destinations Index
Now it’s all about Patents | Patent Producers Clustered in Only a Few Cities
Newspaper write up Gazette Times| Corvallis, Oregon State Named as a Top College Destination
Corvallis #8 in US for “White Collar” Residents – As reported by the Portland Business Journal.
Livability: America’s Best Places to Live & Visit – Top 10 College Towns 2012 | My personal comment “But, of course”
Small Cities for Retirement (AARP)
America’s Leading High-Tech Metros (The Atlantic Cities)
Corvallis Oregon, Best Commute Times -rank 18th Nationally, Mid-sized City (Portland Business Journal)
Corvallis Oregon, Where to Live to Avoid Natural Disaster-Metro area with lowest risk for natural disaster. Sounds good to me.