Corvallis is regularly ranked and recognized as a great place to live and work.

Read some of Corvallis’ national recognitions.

2015: Livability.com gave Corvallis high marks on their livability scale for its civic engagement, the involvement of citizens in day-to-day public life, and discourse in the community. Volunteerism is also high. A city vision plan outlined goals in areas as diverse as walkability, economic vitality and environmental health to be accomplished by 2020.
2014: Movoto announced the top 10 Best Places in the Northwest and Corvallis was number 7. Factors included unemployment, household income, quality of life, and more.
2014: The American Institute for Economic Research ranked Corvallis 3rd Best College Town based on economic & academic environment, quality of life, and employment opportunities.
2013: Corvallis was named #5 Best College Town for 2013 according to the American Institute for Economic Research.
2013: The Yes Corvallis marketing campaign for Corvallis and Benton County was selected to receive the 2013 Excellence in Economic Development Award for Economic Development Marketing and Promotions.
2012: Corvallis, home to Oregon State University, ranked sixth in the Top 10 College Towns for Livability due to its "artistic vibe and a natural feel".
2011: Named the Most Innovative City in America due to the fact that Corvallis leads the nation in the number of patented inventions.
Historic Corvallis
Corvallis' Historic Courthouse
Corvallis Intersection
Downtown Corvallis