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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 
1Salt Lake City, UT73.7%View More
2Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC73.2%View More
3Kansas City, MO-KS71.3%View More
4Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI71.1%View More
5Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV69.6%View More
6Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI69.4%View More
7Richmond, VA69.4%View More
8Columbus, OH69.3%View More
9Louisville, KY-IN69.0%View More
10Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN67.8%View More
11Denver-Aurora, CO67.7%View More
12Pittsburgh, PA67.5%View More
13Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH66.4%View More
14Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT66.2%View More
15Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC66.0%View More
16Austin-Round Rock, TX65.9%View More
17St. Louis, MO-IL65.7%View More
18San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA65.2%View More
19San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA64.8%View More
20Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA64.5%View More
21San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA64.4%View More
22Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA64.2%View More
23Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX64.0%View More
24Sacramento--Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA63.5%View More
25Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA63.4%View More
26Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE63.2%View More
27Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI62.8%View More
28Indianapolis, IN62.5%View More
29Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL62.0%View More
30Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI61.9%View More
31Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH61.2%View More
32Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ60.5%View More
33Baltimore-Towson, MD60.4%View More
34Birmingham-Hoover, AL59.9%View More
35Memphis, TN-MS-AR59.4%View More
36Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA58.8%View More
37Oklahoma City, OK57.4%View More
38San Antonio, TX57.1%View More
39Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN56.7%View More
40Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA56.6%View More
41Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA56.0%View More
42New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA55.7%View More
43Las Vegas-Paradise, NV54.9%View More
44Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX51.8%View More
45Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL51.3%View More

 

2014 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2014
1Salt Lake CityUtah77.1%
2RochesterNew York76.4%
3ColumbusOhio74.7%
4BuffaloNew York72.8%
5Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota71.6%
6CharlotteNorth Carolina70.6%
7MilwaukeeWisconsin70.4%
7RichmondVirginia70.4%
9San DiegoCalifornia70.3%
10SeattleWashington69.8%
11Kansas CityMissouri69.0%
12CincinnatiOhio68.5%
13San JoseCalifornia67.9%
13WashingtonDistrict of Columbia67.9%
15JacksonvilleFlorida67.8%
15St. LouisMissouri67.8%
17AustinTexas67.7%
17DenverColorado67.7%
19San FranciscoCalifornia67.2%
20PortlandOregon66.5%
21PittsburghPennsylvania66.4%
21TampaFlorida66.4%
23BirminghamAlabama65.9%
24IndianapolisIndiana65.3%
25BostonMassachusetts65.1%
25ProvidenceRhode Island65.1%
25RaleighNorth Carolina65.1%
28PhoenixArizona64.4%
29SacramentoCalifornia64.2%
30ChicagoIllinois64.1%
31HartfordConnecticut63.7%
32DallasTexas63.5%
33BaltimoreMaryland62.8%
34LouisvilleKentucky62.7%
34PhiladelphiaPennsylvania62.7%
36DetroitMichigan62.6%
37AtlantaGeorgia60.3%
38Virginia BeachVirginia60.0%
39RiversideCalifornia59.7%
40Oklahoma CityOklahoma59.5%
41ClevelandOhio59.1%
42Las VegasNevada57.8%
42NashvilleTennessee57.8%
44Los AngelesCalifornia57.2%
45San AntonioTexas56.8%
46HoustonTexas56.0%
47New OrleansLouisiana55.5%
48New YorkNew York55.4%
49MemphisTennessee52.2%
50OrlandoFlorida50.3%
51MiamiFlorida45.8%

2013 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2013
1Salt Lake CityUtah73.7%
2AustinTexas72.6%
3St. LouisMissouri72.4%
4SeattleWashington72.3%
5ColumbusOhio71.8%
6Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota71.5%
7Kansas CityMissouri71.3%
8San JoseCalifornia71.1%
9MilwaukeeWisconsin70.7%
10PhoenixArizona68.6%
11BirminghamAlabama68.3%
12CincinnatiOhio68.2%
12NashvilleTennessee68.2%
12ProvidenceRhode Island68.2%
15CharlotteNorth Carolina67.8%
15DenverColorado67.8%
17HartfordConnecticut67.4%
18ChicagoIllinois66.5%
18WashingtonDistrict of Columbia66.5%
20PittsburghPennsylvania66.1%
21San DiegoCalifornia65.8%
22San FranciscoCalifornia65.1%
23BostonMassachusetts64.6%
24TampaFlorida64.4%
25DallasTexas64.1%
26IndianapolisIndiana64.0%
27DetroitMichigan63.9%
28PortlandOregon63.1%
29LouisvilleKentucky62.6%
30San AntonioTexas62.3%
31RiversideCalifornia62.1%
32PhiladelphiaPennsylvania61.4%
33BaltimoreMaryland61.3%
34AtlantaGeorgia60.9%
35Virginia BeachVirginia60.5%
36Oklahoma CityOklahoma59.4%
37HoustonTexas57.3%
38Los AngelesCalifornia56.9%
38New YorkNew York56.9%
40SacramentoCalifornia56.8%
41ClevelandOhio56.6%
42Las VegasNevada55.0%
43MemphisTennessee53.1%
44OrlandoFlorida48.4%
45MiamiFlorida46.4%

2012 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2012
1Salt Lake CityUtah73.7%
2AustinTexas72.6%
3St. LouisMissouri72.4%
4SeattleWashington72.3%
5ColumbusOhio71.8%
6Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota71.5%
7Kansas CityMissouri71.3%
8San JoseCalifornia71.1%
9MilwaukeeWisconsin70.7%
10PhoenixArizona68.6%
11BirminghamAlabama68.3%
12CincinnatiOhio68.2%
12NashvilleTennessee68.2%
12ProvidenceRhode Island68.2%
15CharlotteNorth Carolina67.8%
15DenverColorado67.8%
17HartfordConnecticut67.4%
18ChicagoIllinois66.5%
18WashingtonDistrict of Columbia66.5%
20PittsburghPennsylvania66.1%
21San DiegoCalifornia65.8%
22San FranciscoCalifornia65.1%
23BostonMassachusetts64.6%
24TampaFlorida64.4%
25DallasTexas64.1%
26IndianapolisIndiana64.0%
27DetroitMichigan63.9%
28PortlandOregon63.1%
29LouisvilleKentucky62.6%
30San AntonioTexas62.3%
31RiversideCalifornia62.1%
32PhiladelphiaPennsylvania61.4%
33BaltimoreMaryland61.3%
34AtlantaGeorgia60.9%
35Virginia BeachVirginia60.5%
36Oklahoma CityOklahoma59.4%
37HoustonTexas57.3%
38Los AngelesCalifornia56.9%
38New YorkNew York56.9%
40SacramentoCalifornia56.8%
41ClevelandOhio56.6%
42Las VegasNevada55.0%
43MemphisTennessee53.1%
44OrlandoFlorida48.4%
45MiamiFlorida46.4%

2011 City Rankings

RANKCITYSTATE2011
1San JoseCalifornia74.9%
2SeattleWashington73.7%
3Minneapolis-St. PaulMinnesota73.5%
4ColumbusOhio72.4%
5Salt Lake CityUtah72.3%
6St. LouisMissouri72.1%
7PhoenixArizona71.8%
8MilwaukeeWisconsin69.2%
9RochesterNew York69.1%
10CincinnatiOhio68.7%
11DenverColorado67.9%
12HartfordConnecticut67.7%
12PittsburghPennsylvania67.7%
14BaltimoreMaryland67.6%
15ProvidenceRhode Island67.2%
16WashingtonDistrict of Columbia66.8%
17San FranciscoCalifornia65.7%
18AustinTexas65.5%
19Kansas CityMissouri65.1%
20ChicagoIllinois64.8%
20RichmondVirginia64.8%
22DallasTexas64.3%
23LouisvilleKentucky64.2%
24TampaFlorida64.0%
25San AntonioTexas63.9%
26PhiladelphiaPennsylvania63.7%
27PortlandOregon63.6%
28IndianapolisIndiana63.5%
29BirminghamAlabama63.3%
29DetroitMichigan63.3%
31Oklahoma CityOklahoma62.9%
32San DiegoCalifornia62.4%
33Virginia BeachVirginia61.9%
34ClevelandOhio61.6%
35SacramentoCalifornia60.7%
36CharlotteNorth Carolina60.5%
37BostonMassachusetts60.1%
38Las VegasNevada60.0%
39RiversideCalifornia59.5%
40AtlantaGeorgia59.4%
41HoustonTexas58.3%
42Los AngelesCalifornia58.0%
43New YorkNew York56.8%
44OrlandoFlorida54.8%
45MiamiFlorida46.3%

 

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