PALM BAY (AP) — A city on Florida’s Space Coast is on a list for the hottest metro areas for science, engineering and technology.READ MORE: '17 Days Of Celebration' Kicks Off Honoring Victims Of Parkland School Shooting
The Brookings Institution last week put Palm Bay, Florida at number 7 on its list of cities that excel at advanced industries.
The Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program said science, engineering and technology jobs made up about 13.5 percent of all jobs in Palm Bay.READ MORE: Gov. DeSantis Awards $80 Million For South Florida Storm Resiliency Projects
That’s primarily because of the aerospace and defense companies in the area.
The only metro areas that ranked higher were Washington, San Francisco, Detroit, Wichita, Seattle and San Jose.MORE NEWS: Go Inside The Revamped Celebrity Big Brother House
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