Hoosier Cities Among Top Places to Live

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Bloomington is the highest-ranked Indiana city. (photo courtesy of Visit Bloomington) Bloomington is the highest-ranked Indiana city. (photo courtesy of Visit Bloomington)

Livability.com’s list of the 2019 Top 100 Places to Live includes three Indiana cities. The rankings were guided by a study in which 1,000 Millennials were surveyed about what matters most to them making relocation decisions.

The cities are also measured on several criteria including economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics, social and civic capital, education, and healthcare.

Bloomington is the highest-ranked Hoosier city at number 19, followed by Indianapolis at 75 and Fort Wayne at 93.

Livability.com found from the survey that the number one answer MIllennials gave when asked what matters most when deciding where to live was affordability. Because of that, the website instituted a cap on median home value at $250,000. The population maximum was also raised from 350,000 to one million in order to "accommodate more mid-sized cities that are attracting big waves of young people.

The top five cities on the list are:

  1. Boise, Idaho
  2. Raleigh, North Carolina
  3. Madison, Wisconsin
  4. Iowa City, Iowa
  5. Rochester, Minnesota

You can connect to the full list and more about the methodology by clicking here.

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