Forbes recently released a list of 15 cities in the United States for young adults based on impressive numbers released on the port city. Our city, Portland, Maine, has the highest number of small businesses per capita and a relatively high proportion of large businesses and a low unemployment rate of 6.2% Portland is becoming a more attractive place year by year for young adults to live, work, and run small and large businesses.
Some notable numbers:
-Cost of living index: 101.9 percent of population with college degrees 34.4% (average is 100)
-Median Salary: $41,000
-1 small business for every 35 residents/ 1 large business for every 696 residents