One of the most convenient places in the country to live and do business, Bangor is noted for its unique combination of opportunity, affordability and urban amenities that create an enriching balance for both families and businesses to prosper.
Bangor is one of 2010’s “America's Top 100 Places to Live” as selected by RelocateAmerica.com. The web site “focused on communities poised for recovery and future growth. Our editorial team discovered communities with strong local leadership, employment opportunities, thriving community commitment, improving real estate markets, growing green initiatives, plentiful recreational options and an overall high quality of life.”
Bangor is home to “Hollywood Slots”, Maine’s only slot machine and entertainment facility with 1,000 slot machines, conference facilities, restaurant and a 7-story, 152 room hotel and the Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health, a biomedical research partnership between Eastern Maine Healthcare, the University of Maine, and the Jackson Laboratory, conducting genetics research addressing aging and chronically ill populations in rural Maine.