Ball State Releases Quality of Life Assessment

Ball State University has released a Indiana Community Asset Inventory (CAIR) report  to provide an assessment of the quality of life and economic conditions for each county in Indiana. The report analyzed data available to the public and assigned rankings under seven major categories:

  • People
  • Health of Human Capital/Workforce
  • Education of Human Capital/ Workforce
  • Government Impact and Economy
  • Arts/Entertainment/Recreation
  • Changeable Public Amenities
  • Static Public Amenities 

Noble County demonstrated some improvements in nearly every category over the previous CAIR report findings, compiled in 2012. For more detailed information about the analysis, visit

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