U.S. News and World Report has told the country and the world what we already know. We live in one of the best places to live in the country! So where did the (District-Maryland-Virginia) DMV land? The D.C. Metro Region takes a Top-5 spot in U.S. News ‘Best Places to Live’ rankings, behind Austin, Denver and San Jose. Here’s the list:
- Austin, TX
- Denver, CO
- San Jose, CA
- Washington, DC
- Fayetteville, AR
- Seattle, WA
- Raleigh & Durham, NC
- Boston, MA
- Des Moines, IA
- Salt Lake City, UT
So, how did the team at USNews.com decide which region to include in ‘The Best Places to Live’ list? According to Kim Castro, executive editor at U.S. News, ‘The Best Places to Live’ ranking takes into account the availability of jobs, incomes that make owning a home affordable, good schools and a sense of community.
“the metro areas that do well are the ones with strong job markets and high quality of life.” ~ Kim Castro
D.C. Metro Region Takes a Top-5 spot in U.S. News ‘Best Places to Live’ rankings – Where Do You Want to Live?
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See the full city rankings, from 1 to 100, by visiting http://realestate.usnews.com/places/rankings/best-places-to-live.