Buffalo ranked 2nd best city to relocate to in America
blog by Kathryn Przybyla • December 01, 2012 @ 10:07am
UPDATE: The research for the CNBC article was conducted by Sperling BestPlaces in 2010.
Of course Buffalo is a great city to relocate to—any Queen City native could have told you that.
In a list published by CNBC.com, Buffalo was ranked the 2nd best city to relocate to in America. Not bad out of the thousands of cities people could have chosen throughout the entire country.
According to CNBC.com, “Buffalo is an older, industrial city that has “gone through a sort of gut-wrenching transition into the 21st Century and now that it’s gotten over the bumps, it’s a great place to live.”
The story went on to describe Buffalo’s growing art scene and affordability—the cost of living here is 14.4 percent below the national average. In terms of real estate, the story also described the average home price is at $119,700, well below the national average of $171,700.
With unemployment at 8.3 percent, currently below the national average, health care and education were also listed at the area’s fastest growing industries.
The complete list of cities is as follows:
1. Pittsburgh, Pa.
2. Buffalo, N.Y.
3. Omaha, NE/Council Bluffs, Iowa
4. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
5. Austin-Round Rock, Texas
6. Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
7. Madison, Wis.
8. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.
9. Denver-Aurora, Colo.
10. Indianapolis-Carmel, Ind.
Obviously Buffalo is a cool place to live. We’re all here, aren’t we?
Photo courtesy of Facebook.