Austin ranks first for in US News & World Report's Best Places to Live in America list

Mail Online | 4/10/2019 | Reporter
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For the third year in a row, Austin has been declared the best city to settle down in the United States.

The US News & World Report released its 2019 Best Place To Live in America list on Tuesday, only for the Texas city to once again reign supreme.

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Coming in second and third were Colorado cities Denver and Colorado Springs, respectively, followed by Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Des Moines, Iowa.

The US News & World report evaluated the 125 most populous metropolitan areas in America for the list, examining everything from affordability to quality of life and job prospects.

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It considered each city's availability of health care, crime rates, and median household income.

How many people were moving to the city or leaving it - known as net migration - was also a major factor.

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In addition to these statistics, the site also polled 2,500 people from across the US and asked where they would prefer to live to create a desirability index.

Austin scored a 9 out of 10 in desirability and continues to have a net migration score higher than most cities on the list.

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Denver scored an 8.8 in desirability while Colorado Springs got a perfect 10. The report explains that both Colorado cities have been doing well thanks to booming cannabis and construction industries, respectively.

Fayetteville only received a 5.5 in desirability, but received nothing lower than a 7 in terms of...
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