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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Top 10 Tech Cities

So what would you think the top 10 up and coming tech cities would be? San Jose with the internet companies? Or Seattle of Microsoft? Unfortunately the top 10 tech cities from Forbes didn't include either. Instead most cities such as Houston are listed due to booming in energy. Here are the top 10:

  1. Columbus, Ohio: energy
  2. Santa Fe, New Mexico: energy
  3. Palm Beach County, Florida: biotech
  4. Houston, Texas: energy
  5. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: manufacturing
  6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: heath care, biomedical, nuclear
  7. Boise City, Idaho: semiconductor, information technilogy
  8. Iowa City, Iowa: biotechnology
  9. Lake Charles, Louisiana: energy
  10. Yuma, Arizona: Defense