The national website Good Call ranked the 100 Best Areas for K-12 Teachers to Live and Work and Owensboro-Daviess Co. is ranked 35th in the nation and they are ranked 2nd best in Kentucky.

GoodCall provides data, technology, and resources designed to help individuals and organizations make informed decisions in areas such as education and personal finance. The following criteria was used in determining the ranking: affordability, school ratings, job availability/competition, and amenities. Somerset is ranked 8th best in the nation.