Utah is one of the fastest growing states in the country. St. George is the 5th fastest growing Metro area in the country. For the 8th year in a row, Utah is #1 in the country for Best Economic Outlook. Forbes Magazine ranks Utah #1 for "Best State for Business, #4 in labor supply, #5 in business costs, #6 in economic climate, and #9 in regulatory environment. Utah ranks #1 in tech employment growth in the western region. Utah has the 3rd most diverse economy in the country. Utah is ranked #1 in Pro Business States. Utah is ranked #3 Top State For Business by CNBC. Utah's unemployment rate is the 3rd lowest in the country with a similar unemployment rate in Washington County. Utah ranks #1 in job satisfaction, #1 in number of median hours worked per week, #1 for volunteerism and has the lowest divorce rate. Washington County has similar statistics and has the best weather in Utah and has the closest proximity to the most national parks within a 2 hour drive.