We already knew the Heart of Silicon Valley was like no other place, but Forbes just made it official.
The San Jose Metro Area placed number six on the list of Top 21 regions in the country, with strengths in electric cars and diversity, and net migration and bars & clubs as a weakness.
Forbes partnered with Sperling's Best Places to compile a list of 100 of the largest statistical metros in America and measure them using nine metrics-including recreation, reliable mass transit and local restaurants.
All of these metrics fell into two categories:
- Lifestyle Preferences
- Vitality of the Population
- San Jose Metro Named Best Place for Tech Jobs
- San Jose Metro Makes National Geographic's 25 Happiest Places in the United States List
- San Jose Makes List of Top 10 Fastest Growing Large Cities in America
- San Jose Named Second Healthiest City in America
- Silicon Valley Named 3rd Most Educated City in America
- San Jose Included in Best Places to Live in U.S.
- San Jose Is Named One of Top 10 Most Diverse Cities in the U.S.
- San Jose Makes Top 10 List of Millennial Magnet Cities
- San Jose Named One of 2017's Happiest Place to Live
- San Jose Named 'Best Place to Live in America'
- San Jose Named One of the Happiest Cities to Work