We probably don’t need to tell you but Denver, is a pretty great place to live. It’s so great in fact that last year it was ranked as the number one Best Place to Live by U.S. News. This year Denver fell from pole position, and switched with Austin, Texas for second place out of 100 cities ranked.
The report measures cities based on a number of criteria including, cost of living, crime rate, and quality of life. Nestled right in front of the Rocky Mountains we are proud to provide long term care in Denver.
Denver ranks No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2017 Best Places to live, losing the top-of-the-list status it held last year to Austin, Texas.
U.S. News analyzed 100 cities based on quality of life, job market, as well as the value of living there and people’s desire to live there. Denver received an overall score of 7.5 out of 10, down from 7.8 points in 2016.
Cost of living in Denver ranked 7.2 out of 10, which the magazine said made the city a better value than like-sized metro areas. Housing costs dipped to $314,021 on the 2017 list, compared with $323,217 last year. For the U.S., housing costs were estimated at $211,731 for 2017, compared with $213,588 last year.
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