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Pullman ranks high on Washington list


June 27, 2019

Pullman was ranked number one in Washington as the best city to live in for 2019 by ChamberofCommerce.org.

According to their website, Pullman was awarded first for housing Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and W.S.U.

Pullman has “Lush natural surroundings and a strong agricultural tradition,” it noted.

Pullman's Chamber of Commerce was listed as a resource for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Factors affecting the ranking were employment, housing, quality of life, education and health. The organization analyzed median earnings, monthly housing costs, poverty levels, percentage of residents with a bachelor's degree and obesity ratios.

Other cities ranked in the top five for Washington were Redmond, Issaquah, Sammamish and Kirkland.


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