Grady County ranks No. 2 for top small counties in the U.S. for talent attractionPublished: Friday, January 14, 2022 By: Eric Long Source: VeloCity Newsletter
The Emsi Talent Attraction Scorecard ranked every small county (5k-99k pop.) in the U.S. on talent attraction.
Grady County, a county in Greater OKC, was propelled 814 spots to No. 2 for talent attraction due to a 118% increase in migration.
Grady County contains the fast-growing “Tri-City” communities of Newcastle, Tuttle and Blanchard. The talent attraction index score is based on:
- Overall & skilled job growth
- Educational attainment
- Regional competitiveness
- Annual job openings per capita
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