Cities Ranked & Rated: More than 400 Metropolitan Areas Evaluated in the U.S. and Canada

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John Wiley & Sons, May 7, 2007 - Travel - 864 pages
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The Latest Facts & Figures on the Best Places to Live in North America!

For anyone thinking about relocating-or interested in the demographics of American life—Cities Ranked & Rated offers unbeatable insights into more than 400 metropolitan areas in the United States and Canada. Data is provided by Bert Sperling, creator of Money magazine's original "Best Places to Live" list.

This unique guide combines honest opinions and objective facts to help readers compare cities quickly and comprehensively.

  • Data on the 45 fastest-growing U.S. cities
  • Separate rankings and ratings for 27 Canadian cities
  • Easy-to-read charts showing the best and worst U.S. cities in over 50 categories
  • State-level comparisons of population densities, taxes, government expenditures, educational testing, and more
  • Details on how to find more information at

Highlights Include:

  • The strongest job outlook
  • The lowest cost of living
  • The most days of sunshine
  • The best educational opportunities
  • The best air and water quality
  • The lowest healthcare costs
  • The lowest crime rate
  • The shortest daily commute
  • The lowest automobile costs
  • The most leisure amenities

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