Manchester-Tullahoma Named Top Micropolitan Area
Local companies are expanding, entering new markets and hiring employees. The unemployment rate for the Tullahoma-Manchester Micropolitan Statistical Area went from 7.2% to 6.2% in this past year.
POLICOM Corporation is an independent economics research firm based in Palm City, Florida, which specializes in analyzing local and state economies and economic development. The index takes into account the condition of the economy from the viewpoint of its impact upon the standard of living of the people who live and work in the area.
A Micropolitan Statistical Area in the United States is defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as urban areas based around an urban cluster with a population of 10,000 to 49,999. The designation is based on the city’s core population and not that of a whole area.
A Micropolitan Statistical Area is a geographic entity used for statistical purposes based on counties and county-equivalents.