Visalia ranks top in the Central Valley for economic strength.

According to Area Development, Visalia-Porterville MSA ranked:



5th in year-over-year
growth in 2017.




64th out of 394 nationwide
(up from 289th in 2016).


32nd in Economic Strength Indicators, making this MSA the top-ranked community in the Central Valley.

source: Areadevelopment.com

62.5%

Labor Force Participation Rate

-27%

Cost Of Living Below California Average

-30%

Lower development cost (vs Northern/Southern CA)

4.9

People per job opening

28,925

Student enrollment K-12

8.9%

Civilian Unemployment Rate