Sacramento Ranked Low On The 2019 Best Places To Live In List

The U.S. News & World Report just released its annual list of the “Best Places to Live” in the U.S. and Sacramento wasn’t ranked so well. Here’s why.

By bonneville on April 11, 2019
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What’s up with Sacramento being ranked so low on the Best Places to Live in America in 2019 list? Our city has changed SO much over the past few years and has grown enormously, especially with the farm-to-fork movement, that should have counted for something right?! Every year the U.S. News & World Report ranks the 125 biggest cities on different factors, like affordability, job prospects, and quality of life. So let’s see why our city didn’t do so well on the list.

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The overall score for Sacramento was 6.3 / 10, landing our city82 on the list. Sounds like the value of living here and people’s desire to want to live here wasn’t as high as we think it should or want it to be. Here are the top ten Best Places to Live in America this year:

1.  Austin

2.  Denver

3.  Colorado Springs

4.  Fayetteville, Arkansas

5.  Des Moines, Iowa

6.  Minneapolis and St. Paul

7.  San Francisco

8.  Portland, Oregon

9.  Seattle

10.  Raleigh and Durham, in North Carolina

You can check out the full rankings here.


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