Cincinnati ranked among best places to live

Updated: Apr. 10, 2019 at 11:33 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati was able to land among the 40 best places to live in the U.S., according to The U.S. News and World Report.

The Queen City came in at 39.

In a new analysis, the 125 best places to live in the United States was 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.

Austin, Texas took the No. 1 spot, followed by Denver, Colorado.

Five other Ohio cities made the list include Columbus at 51, Dayton at 69, Cleveland at 85, Toledo at 94 and Youngstown at 97.

“Although Cincinnati is often perceived as a sleepy Midwestern metro area, residents benefit from a wealth of amenities, including museums, professional sports teams and a wide selection of restaurants,” the report says.

On a scale of 1-10, Cincinnati ranked as the following:

  • Desirability: 6.0
  • Value: 7.9
  • Job market: 6.6
  • Quality of life: 6.5
  • Net migration: 5.9

To view the full report, click here.

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