Pocatello Economic Development Resources

National Recognition

Glassdoor Research found Pocatello to be in the top 30 cities in the nation for best economic recovery since the end of the Great Recession.
Forbes.com listed Pocatello as a "Best Small Place for Business" six years in a row.
Financial Times' fDi Magazine found Pocatello to be one of the top ten Micro Cities of the Future and ranked it 2nd in Best Economic Potential.
Financial Times' fDi Magazine found Pocatello to be 5th in Best Quality of Life.
Pocatello has ranked 2nd on Forbes Cost of Doing Business index.
The Milken Institute recently ranked the Pocatello MSA 3rd in growth rate of high-tech manufacturing companies.
Forbes magazine ranked Pocatello "8th Best Place for Business and Careers" among small metro areas - populations below 177,000.
Pocatello ranks in the top 10 places to live cheaply qualifying as “some of the lowest living costs in the nation…also have highly rated schools and low unemployment and crime rates.”
The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Idaho as the #5 Best Homeownership rate in the Nation!
Pocatello ranked 2nd in Outdoor Life Magazine's 2010 list of Best Towns for Hunters and Fishermen.