Best Places to Live

Provo, UT

Population: 115,345

Just south of Salt Lake City is Provo, a college town built around Brigham Young University. But Provo is so much more than that. With a highly educated workforce, this growing technology center is a prime spot for entrepreneurs--particularly those who love the outdoors. Did we also mention it's one of the 10 Most Affordable Cities in America 2016?

Business Growth (2011-2015): 13%

Employment Growth (2011-2015): 21%