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This Year's City Rankings

This year's rankings are based on pooled data from the last 3-4 years.

RANKCITY2015 
1Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI37.1%View More
2Salt Lake City, UT36.0%View More
3Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI33.2%View More
4Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-DC-VA-MD-WV33.1%View More
5San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara-CA32.6%View More
6Rochester, NY32.5%View More
7Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton,OR-WA31.4%View More
8Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA31.1%View More
9Kansas City, MO-KS31.1%View More
10Indianapolis, IN30.3%View More
11Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC30.2%View More
12San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA29.5%View More
13Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH29.5%View More
14Denver-Aurora, CO29.5%View More
15San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA29.4%View More
16Pittsburgh, PA29.4%View More
17Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC29.4%View More
18Richmond, VA29.4%View More
19Hartford-West Hartfort-East Hartford,CT29.3%View More
20Louisville, KY-IN28.2%View More
21Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX27.5%View More
22Birmingham-Hoover, AL27.2%View More
23Austin-Round Rock, TX27.0%View More
24Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE26.5%View More
25Columbus, OH26.3%View More
26Jacksonville, FL26.1%View More
27Memphis, TN-MS-AR25.8%View More
28Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN25.8%View More
29Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI25.6%View More
30San Antonio, TX25.5%View More
31Baltimore-Towson, MD25.4%View More
32St. Louis, MO-IL25.4%View More
33Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH25.1%View More
34Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN24.9%View More
35Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI24.8%View More
36Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta,GA24.0%View More
37Raleigh-Cary, NC23.4%View More
38Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA23.1%View More
39Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ22.6%View More
40Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY22.5%View More
41Oklahoma City, OK22.5%View More
42Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA22.4%View More
43Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL21.8%View More
44Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX20.9%View More
45Orlando, FL19.9%View More
46Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA19.7%View More
47Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA19.3%View More
48Las Vegas-Paradise, NV18.7%View More
49New York-Northern-New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA17.4%View More
50New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA16.2%View More
51Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL13.4%View More

 

2014 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2014
1Salt Lake CityUtah37.50
2Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota35.50
3MilwaukeeWisconsin33.70
4CharlotteNorth Carolina33.30
5RochesterNew York33.20
6PortlandOregon33.00
7SeattleWashington32.50
8Kansas CityMissouri32.30
8WashingtonDistrict of Columbia32.30
10IndianapolisIndiana31.70
11San JoseCalifornia31.30
12San FranciscoCalifornia30.60
13DenverColorado30.00
14RichmondVirginia29.50
15St. LouisMissouri29.00
16ColumbusOhio28.80
16San DiegoCalifornia28.80
18PittsburghPennsylvania28.30
19AustinTexas28.20
20Virginia BeachVirginia28.00
21ClevelandOhio27.90
21JacksonvilleFlorida27.90
23MemphisTennessee27.40
24DallasTexas27.00
24HartfordConnecticut27.00
26BaltimoreMaryland26.70
27DetroitMichigan26.60
28BirminghamAlabama26.50
29PhiladelphiaPennsylvania26.30
30LouisvilleKentucky26.00
31NashvilleTennessee25.90
32CincinnatiOhio25.50
33BostonMassachusetts25.30
33ChicagoIllinois25.30
33RaleighNorth Carolina25.30
36Oklahoma CityOklahoma24.60
37AtlantaGeorgia24.50
38SacramentoCalifornia24.40
39BuffaloNew York24.20
40ProvidenceRhode Island23.60
41San AntonioTexas23.30
42TampaFlorida22.70
43PhoenixArizona22.50
44HoustonTexas21.50
45Los AngelesCalifornia20.60
46OrlandoFlorida19.10
47RiversideCalifornia19.00
48Las VegasNevada17.90
49New YorkNew York17.60
50New OrleansLouisiana17.10
51MiamiFlorida14.00

2013 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2013
1Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota35.80
2Salt Lake CityUtah35.10
3RochesterNew York34.90
4SeattleWashington34.00
5MilwaukeeWisconsin33.40
6PortlandOregon33.20
7CharlotteNorth Carolina33.10
8WashingtonDistrict of Columbia32.20
9Kansas CityMissouri31.80
10San FranciscoCalifornia31.00
11DenverColorado30.80
12IndianapolisIndiana30.60
12St. LouisMissouri30.60
14San JoseCalifornia30.40
15San DiegoCalifornia29.70
16JacksonvilleFlorida29.30
17AustinTexas28.60
18ColumbusOhio28.10
19PittsburghPennsylvania27.70
20DallasTexas27.60
21HartfordConnecticut27.40
22NashvilleTennessee27.10
23BaltimoreMaryland27.00
23DetroitMichigan27.00
25BirminghamAlabama26.80
26LouisvilleKentucky26.70
27AtlantaGeorgia26.60
27Oklahoma CityOklahoma26.60
27RichmondVirginia26.60
30MemphisTennessee26.50
31CincinnatiOhio26.20
32PhiladelphiaPennsylvania26.10
33SacramentoCalifornia26.00
34ChicagoIllinois25.90
35BostonMassachusetts25.80
35ClevelandOhio25.80
35RaleighNorth Carolina25.80
38TampaFlorida23.90
39BuffaloNew York23.70
39Virginia BeachVirginia23.70
41ProvidenceRhode Island23.30
42San AntonioTexas23.20
43PhoenixArizona23.10
44HoustonTexas21.90
45Los AngelesCalifornia21.10
46OrlandoFlorida19.40
47Las VegasNevada18.90
47New OrleansLouisiana18.90
49RiversideCalifornia17.80
50New YorkNew York17.70
51MiamiFlorida14.30

2012 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2012
1Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota36.70
2RochesterNew York35.10
3MilwaukeeWisconsin33.60
4SeattleWashington33.50
5Salt Lake CityUtah33.00
6PortlandOregon32.90
7WashingtonDistrict of Columbia32.00
8St. LouisMissouri31.80
9CharlotteNorth Carolina31.30
10San FranciscoCalifornia31.10
11Kansas CityMissouri31.00
12NashvilleTennessee30.50
13DenverColorado30.10
13San JoseCalifornia30.10
15JacksonvilleFlorida30.00
16IndianapolisIndiana29.30
17AustinTexas29.00
18San DiegoCalifornia28.70
19ColumbusOhio28.60
20HartfordConnecticut28.20
21Oklahoma CityOklahoma28.10
22PittsburghPennsylvania28.00
23BaltimoreMaryland27.80
24CincinnatiOhio27.60
25DallasTexas27.50
26BostonMassachusetts27.20
27BirminghamAlabama26.70
28AtlantaGeorgia26.30
29DetroitMichigan26.20
30ClevelandOhio25.90
31LouisvilleKentucky25.80
31Philadelp hiaPennsylvania25.80
33ChicagoIllinois25.50
34SacramentoCalifornia25.40
35MemphisTennessee25.10
36BuffaloNew York24.70
36Virginia BeachVirginia24.70
38San AntonioTexas24.50
39RichmondVirginia24.40
40RaleighNorth Carolina24.30
41PhoenixArizona24.10
42ProvidenceRhode Island23.60
43TampaFlorida23.10
44New OrleansLouisiana22.10
45Los AngelesCalifornia21.70
46HoustonTexas21.40
47Las VegasNevada19.30
48OrlandoFlorida18.60
49New YorkNew York18.30
50RiversideCalifornia17.70
51MiamiFlorida15.30

2011 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2011
1Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota37.10
2PortlandOregon36.20
3Salt Lake CityUtah34.10
4SeattleWashington33.90
5RochesterNew York33.80
6HartfordConnecticut32.90
7Oklahoma CityOklahoma32.10
8MilwaukeeWisconsin32.00
9WashingtonDistrict of Columbia31.70
10St. LouisMissouri31.30
11San JoseCalifornia30.60
12Kansas CityMissouri30.30
13CincinnatiOhio30.10
14BaltimoreMaryland29.90
14DenverColorado29.90
16San FranciscoCalifornia29.70
17ColumbusOhio29.20
18NashvilleTennessee28.50
19DallasTexas27.70
19IndianapolisIndiana27.70
19Virginia B eachVirginia27.70
22JacksonvilleFlorida27.60
23PittsburghPennsylvania27.20
24BuffaloNew York27.10
25BostonMassachusetts27.00
26CharlotteNorth Carolina26.90
27BirminghamAlabama26.70
28San DiegoCalifornia26.50
29AtlantaGeorgia26.40
29ClevelandOhio26.40
31LouisvilleKentucky25.70
32DetroitMichigan25.60
33PhiladelphiaPennsylvania25.40
33SacramentoCalifornia25.40
35ChicagoIllinois25.10
35ProvidenceRhode Island25.10
37PhoenixArizona25.00
38MemphisTennessee24.80
39TampaFlorida24.50
40New OrleansLouisiana24.40
41AustinTexas24.00
42OrlandoFlorida22.80
43San AntonioTexas22.50
44RichmondVirginia22.30
45HoustonTexas22.20
46Los AngelesCalifornia21.50
47RaleighNorth Carolina21.40
48RiversideCalifornia19.90
49Las VegasNevada19.00
50New YorkNew York17.20
51MiamiFlorida15.20

 

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