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Metro Atlanta Rankings

Metro Atlanta ranks highly in a number of areas. Below are highlights and comprehensive lists of publications that have ranked metro Atlanta in categories such as technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, jobs and workforce, quality of life, tourism, hospitality and recreation, people, infrastructure and higher education. 

How Atlanta Ranks in 2019: Highlights

Ranking Source Date
#1 Metro Area for Economic Growth Potential (among large metro areas) Business Facilities July 24, 2019
#1 City for Availability of Internships (tie) WalletHub May 21, 2019
#1 Most Efficient Airport in North America (for the 16th consecutive year) Air Transport Research Society July 2019
#1 World’s Busiest Airport (for the 21st consecutive year) Airports Council International March 2019
#1 Moving Destination in the Nation (for the ninth consecutive year) Penske January 16, 2019
#1 City for Most Dog Friendly Restaurants per Capita (tie) WalletHub August 6, 2019
#1 City for Gaming Environment WalletHub June 5, 2019
#1 City for Most Engaged Soccer Fans (tie) WalletHub August 14, 2019
#1 Sports Facility (Mercedes-Benz Stadium) Sports Business Journal May 22, 2019
#1 City for Major League Soccer Attendance (Atlanta United FC) Soccer Stadium Digest August 11, 2019
#1 Best Performing MLS Team (Atlanta United FC) WalletHub August 14, 2019
#1 City for Lowest Travel Cost & Fewest Hassles WalletHub May 15, 2019
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