A Few Remarkable Facts About Corvallis
1. Corvallis, Oregon was Ranked #5 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Small Towns)
Farmer's Insurance Group ranked Corvallis the fifth most secure place to live in the small towns category for 2011. Factors included crime, weather, risk of natural disasters, housing depreciation, foreclosures, air quality, and more. The data was compiled by www.bestplaces.net
2. There are only about 23.2 students per teacher in Corvallis.
3. According to rankings by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico in 2011, Corvallis outperformed Seattle and Portland on economic output, personal income, and prevention of violent crime.
4. Additionally, the same source found that Corvallis holds the distinction of leading the nation in patented inventions.
5. Corvallis was again named one of the top college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research. We ranked #7 on the list for populations less than 250,000.