Washington, D.C. – Feb. 7, 2017 – U.S. News and World Report, the worldwide expert in rankings and shopper exhortation, today uncovered the 2017 Best Places to Live in the United States. The new rundown positions the nation’s 100 biggest metropolitan zones in view of moderateness, employment prospects and personal satisfaction. Austin, Texas, took the No. 1 spot, knocking Denver, Colorado, to No. 2. San Jose, California, moved from No. 10 to No. 3, while Washington, D.C., climbed four spots to No. 4. Fayetteville, Arkansas, balances the main five.
“While considering a move people are worried about finding an occupation in their field, gaining enough to bear the cost of a home, sending their children to great schools and feeling like a piece of their group,” said Kim Castro, official proofreader at U.S. News. “The Best Places to Live positioning considers the greater part of that – the metro territories that do well are the ones with solid occupation markets and high caliber of life.”
A few metro territories saw huge additions year over year. Boston, Massachusetts, moved to No. 8 from No. 30 on account of a significant drop in the unemployment rate. Salt Lake City’s enhanced typical cost for basic items moved it from No. 27 to No. 10. Hartford, Connecticut, Syracuse, New York, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, all made amazing steps, climbing more than 20 spots into the main 50. Like Salt Lake City, every one of the three metro territories earned higher reasonableness scores in 2017.
The 2017 Best Places to Live were resolved to some degree by an open study of thousands of people over the U.S. to discover what qualities they consider critical in a main residence. The procedure additionally considers information from the United States Census Bureau, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and additionally U.S. News rankings of the Best High Schools and Best Hospitals.
Best Places to Live is a piece of U.S. News’ growing Real Estate channel, which gives rankings, devices and exhortation to help people explore the lodging market, from getting a home loan and working with a specialist to purchasing and offering a home. The new U.S. News Real Estate Agent Finder matches people with top-performing operators in their business sectors.
2017 U.S. News Best Places to Live Rankings – Top 10
1. Austin, TX
2. Denver, CO
3. San Jose, CA
4. Washington, DC
5. Fayetteville, AR
6. Seattle, WA
7. Raleigh and Durham, NC
8. Boston, MA
9. Des Moines, IA
10. Salt Lake City, UT