A recent report from Business Facilities ranks Missouri 8th for quality of life in the U.S.
Quality of life encompasses a wide range of factors including climate, cost of living, education, health care and recreational opportunities.
Two Missouri communities were also recognized by Business Facilities. Kansas City ranked 8th for economic growth potential among large metros. Joplin ranked 4th for emerging logistics/distribution growth centers as well as 9th for cost of living among smaller metros.