fbpx

2019’s Best Big Cities to Live in – WalletHub Study

23 Views

With July and August ranking among the most popular months to move and about 80% of the U.S. population living in urban areas, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Big Cities to Live inas well as accompanying videos.

To take the guesswork out of finding the right city for urban dwellers, WalletHub evaluated the 62 largest U.S. cities in terms of 56 key metrics. The data set ranges from quality of public-school system to job opportunities to median annual property taxes.

Best Big Cities to Live in
1Virginia Beach, VA11Raleigh, NC
2Austin, TX12Minneapolis, MN
3Seattle, WA13Denver, CO
4San Diego, CA14Colorado Springs, CO
5Las Vegas, NV15Tampa, FL
6San Francisco, CA16Washington, DC
7New York, NY17Pittsburgh, PA
8San Jose, CA18Mesa, AZ
9Honolulu, HI19Omaha, NE
10Portland, OR20Boston, MA

Best vs. Worst

  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, has the highest homeownership rate, 63.85 percent, which is 2.1 times higher than in Miami, the city with the lowest at 30.24 percent.
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, has the lowest share of residents living in poverty, 8.00 percent, which is 4.7 times lower than in Detroit, the city with the highest at 37.90 percent.
  • San Francisco has the lowest median debt rate (per median earnings), 13.97 percent, which is six times lower than in Aurora, Colorado, the city with the highest at 83.68 percent.
  • Wichita, Kansas, has the shortest average commute time, 18.20 minutes, which is 2.2 times shorter than in New York, the city with the longest at 40.80 minutes.
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, has the fewest violent crimes (per 1,000 residents), 1.38, which is 15.1 times less than in St. Louis, Missouri, the city with the most at 20.82.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-large-cities-to-live-in/14358/

leverton

I have been involved with publishing and marketing for the past 37 years. My passion is helping people share their voice. I am able to do this through two important venues: One, with Area-Info.net where people can share everything from opinions to events to news. It is your choice! What do you want to share? Two, through a new program called America's Real Deal I am involved with to help business owners get their voice heard.For people who love to save money and earn while saving, there is a new program called the r network. You are provided with a card that entitles the user to automatic savings on more than 300,000 products. Learn more about the revv card today. This is by invitation only to be some of the first people to get this card.I schedule speaking engagements with community groups and business groups to share my passion about the importance of "sharing your voice".Contact me directly at lee@leeeverton.com for scheduling information.

You May Also Like