Forbes’ ranking of the Best Places for Business looks at the 200 largest metro areas by population in the U.S. and rates areas on 14 metrics related to job growth, costs (business and living), income growth, quality of life, and the education of the labor force.
Metro population: 643, 800
Gross metro production: $25.2 billion
Projection annual GMP growth: 5.3%
Projected economic growth in Ogden is expected to be seventh fastest in the country through 2018.