Ann Arbor ranked 2nd most effective metropolis to reside in the usa

ANN ARBOR, MI - Ann Arbor was ranked the 2d most efficient metropolis to live in america by area of, sliding from the No. 1 spot it held the previous two years.

area of, a website that shares rankings and stories of places, colleges and corporations, lately posted its 2019 "most useful places to reside" record. within the cities class, Ann Arbor came in No. 2 in the country, in the back of Arlington, Virginia. The subsequent optimum-ranked Michigan metropolis became Grand Rapids, at No. sixty eight.

The rankings are in response to can charge of residing, larger education, housing, public faculties, diversity, crime, family unit-pleasant living, fitness and health, jobs, nightlife, out of doors actions, walkability, climate and shuttle instances.

In 2018 and 2017, Ann Arbor turned into the exact city in area of's rankings, up from a fourth vicinity ranking in 2016.

Ann Arbor bought an A+ grade for public schools, being first rate for families, nightlife and trip. The metropolis's lowest grades were a C+ for can charge of residing and a C for climate. overall, the metropolis's grade became A+.

Ann Arbor's rising cost of dwelling has introduced challenges for the metropolis's carrier business people, residents on fastened incomes and americans trying to circulation out of homeless shelters.