College towns – recession proof?

Well, not quite, but they seem to fair better as do state capitals.

College towns do OK in recession

For others, there was no heady boom — but no dramatic downturn either.

A USA TODAY analysis reveals two categories of cities that have weathered the recession and housing market meltdown better than many boomtowns: College towns and state capitals.

In some cases, these cities have grown even faster during the recession than before.

It’s a positive article in comparison to so much out there.

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2 thoughts on “College towns – recession proof?

  1. Beer and cigarettes always sells well in college towns…two recession proof items there.

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