With positive job growth projected for 2016, an educated population and steady home prices, Chico has been ranked #92 in Best Small Places for Business and Career.
Forbes focused on Chico's location on the northeast edge of the fertile Sacramento Valley, one of the richest agricultural areas in the world. Surrounded by the Sierra's to the east, Mt. Shasta to the north and the coast only a few short hours away to the west, Chico has emerged as an ideal destination for retail and businesses alike. Home to Bidwell Park, the ninth largest municipally owned park in the U.S., Sierra Nevada Brewery and many successful companies in manufacturing, professional services and tech, Chico provides the life/work balance people crave.
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