Today, the amenities of life are becoming the essentials. The ability of a community to offer a high quality of life outside of the workplace is critical in attracting knowledge workers. As the Inland Northwest transitions from a resource-based economy, highly educated and creative people will become our biggest asset.
Quality of life takes many forms. This category provides several measures of arts, leisure, recreation and tourism.
A full definition of each indicator, as well as its relevance to the two counties, can be found in the More Information section. The data themselves are available in a spreadsheet via the Download Data tab.
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