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Reasons to Come to Vermont

by Linda Warner

Why Vermont?
Vermont is a leader in protecting the environment, a top producer of U.S. Olympic skiers and riders, and a state consistently rated one of the safest in the nation. It’s a place where your days feel slower, your nights more relaxed, as if time slows down. Spend a few days in Vermont and it will happen for you too.

Vermont is well known for safe and vibrant communities, recreation, beautiful landscapes, and high quality agricultural products. These are many of the attributes that draw both families and businesses to Vermont.

Wide open spaces, abundant nature, commitment to a sustainable environment, good schools, prosperous downtowns, top-flight arts and culture––all within a short distance. The stats say it all: Vermont is ranked 3rd safest (MOVOTO Blog) and #2 healthiest state (Fox News), and 7th in green job creation inckuding the most solar jobs per capita.

Vermont is a place where people like to be, which translates into a stable, qualified workforce. We have a deep commitment to continuing training and education, and one of the highest per capita college-educated populations in the country. Our numbers look good: Vermont is ranked #2 smartest state (Zippia), #4 in homeownership rate (US Census Bureau 2015) and #8 in entrepreneurial activity and #7 in broadband adoption. Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development

Want to learn more about our great state? Visit our Vermont Facts & FAQ page.

See what’s happening throughout the state with our Calendar of Events.

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