US News & World Report: Best Place to Live in US – Where is Maine?
U.S. News & World Report just released its 3rd annual ranking of America's 125 largest metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects and quality of life.
For the second year in a row...Austin, Texas is the place to be!
According to U.S. News & World Report:
The study analyzed survey responses from 3,000 people as well as data collected from the U.S. Census, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the FBI Uniform Crime Report and other U.S. News rankings.
Here are your top 10:
- Austin, Texas
- Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Denver, Colorado
- Des Moines, Iowa
- Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Portland, Oregon
- Huntsville, Alabama
- Washington, D.C.
- Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
- Seattle, WA
So..did Maine make the list? Yes!
Portland came in at #27! That's out of 125 of the best places to live in the entire country. Don't tell Jeff - I think he'd disagree.
Have you ever lived in one of the best places? Here's the complete list.