WENATCHEE, WA.-A national survey ranks Wenatchee among the Best small places for Business and Careers. The survey conducted by Forbes magazine ranks Wenatchee number 29 on the list behind Columbus, Indiana and Appleton, Wisconsin. Mt Vernon placed 27th in the survey. The rankings are based on three main factors: the cost of doing business, job growth, and education. The survey of 200 cities across the Country ranks Wenatchee as Number One in terms of the cost of doing business right ahead of Jacksonville, NC. Wenatchee ranks #11 in Job Growth and 99th in education.