Moving to Cleveland
Job seekers moving to Cleveland will be happy to know that more than 37% of Fortune 500 companies are present in Greater Cleveland, through corporate headquarters, major divisions, subsidiaries, and sales offices. In addition, more than 150 international companies have a presence here, such as Good Year, Progressive Insurance, FirstEnergy, Eaton and others. Greater Cleveland's cost of living is 2.6% below the national average. In addition, the study cited listed Cleveland as the 99th most expensive city in which to live (although the Cleveland metro area is the 15th largest such area), well behind Boston, Detroit, Charlotte, San Diego, Nashville, and Tampa.
Be sure to take in some of Cleveland’s rich history and culture once you and the family have finished unpacking after your move. Cleveland’s 20th century heritage as a major manufacturing center has given the city a legacy of world-class arts and cultural institutions. Families will love visiting the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, and the Cleveland Children’s Museum, just to name a few. Adults will enjoy Cleveland’s ample nightlife, restaurants, and shopping. Among these are the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, and the Cleveland Botanical Garden, founded in 1930 as a home for the 17,000-book botanical library donated by Eleanor Squire.
With professional sports games to enjoy year-round, Cleveland is the perfect place for any sports fan to move. Greater Cleveland's professional sports teams include the Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball), Cleveland Browns (National Football League), and Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball Association). Music lovers moving to Cleveland will be also be excited to learn that the city is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which has hosted more than 10 million visitors since its opening in 1995. The museum and its activities are responsible for creating more than 950 jobs with an economic impact of more than $100 million annually. With so many attractions to see, there will never be a shortage of things to do after moving to Cleveland.