The Elizabethtown MSA received the following rankings from Area Development Magazine, one of the nation’s most respected industrial site selection and economic development publications, in its annual survey "Leading Locations for 2012: Ranking MSAs for Economic and Job Growth."
Ranked 5th out of the Top 20 Southern Cities for Economic Development and Job Growth
Ranked 7th out the Top 25 U.S. S
Ranked 17th out of the Top 50 U.S. Small Cities for Economic Development and Job Growth
Ranked 21st out of the Top 25 U.S. Small Cities for Economic Strength Factors
Ranked 45th out of 366 U.S. Metros for Economic Development and Job Growth