Best Cities for HR Professionals #7: Peoria, IL
May 05, 2008
The city of Peoria is the oldest community in Illinois. Peoria has a very high standard of living, and boasts safe streets, quality shopping, and a historic theater district. Nested on a riverfront, Peoria has been named All American City three times; Peoria is home to the Caterpiller, Inc. headquarters, and Peorians are not above attending a tractor-pull at the county fair.
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High School Graduates: 51.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 28.0%
Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 16.6
Homeownership Rate: 59.7%
Best for: Training and Development Specialists
Just for Human Resource Professionals: The Management Association of Illinois
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