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Living the Good Life: Boulder Grabs #2 Spot for Quality of Life in the Nation

October 25th, 2023

The rankings of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live are designed to assist readers in making the most informed decision possible when deciding where to settle down. Various data sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. News’ own internal resources, are used to evaluate metropolitan areas for the rankings. This data was classified into the four indices enumerated below and evaluated using a method based on the preferences of Americans. The percentage weighting for each index is based on the results of a March 2023 public... Read More

Boulder’s Reputation Soars: Lands on List of Best Places to Live

May 16th, 2023

The Best Places to Live rankings published by U.S. News & World Report are meant to assist readers in making the best relocation decision possible. Data from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau, FBI, U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. News’ own resources are used to examine metro regions for the rankings. These data were divided into the four indices stated below, and they were then assessed using a procedure chosen in accordance with American tastes. The percentage weighting for each metric is determined by the responses to a national public poll that was conducted in March 2023 and... Read More

Boulder Ranks #2 for Best Places to live in Colorado

November 27th, 2022

The cities with the highest quality of life have high scores on U.S. News’ Quality of Life Index. It assesses how satisfied residents are with their daily lives by metro area, taking into account factors such as crime, the quality and availability of health care, the quality of education, and the average commute time. U.S. News and World Report analyzed 150 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people’s desire to live there. View the complete list from... Read More

Boulder is Ranked Fourth in the Country for Best Places to Live

October 29th, 2022

Every year, U.S. News & World Report publishes a report highlighting the best places to live in the United States. U.S. News examines data on the 150 most populous metro areas of the nation, including cost of living, job market, crime rates, quality of education, and more, to determine the Best Places to Live rankings. The data is weighted based on responses from a survey of roughly 3,600 people across the United States to ascertain what factors are most important to them when deciding where to live next. Boulder was number one for two years in a row before falling to number four this year.... Read More