Kentucky Tops Governor's Cup Rankings for South Central Region
19 Mar 2019
Commonwealth takes second nationally in projects per capita, Bowling Green top-ranked in its category
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky continued its strong economic development success as ranked by Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings in 2018, earning the top ranking in the South Central region and second nationally per capita. The commonwealth also moved into the top 5 nationally for total projects for the first time since 2015, ahead of numerous states with greater populations.
Kentucky also performed well in the metropolitan and micropolitan rankings, highlighted by Bowling Green’s top placement among metros with populations 50,000 - 200,000.