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Carrollton Makes 2019 Top 100 List of Best Places to Live in America

Post Date:03/11/2019 2:55 PM

Top-100-List-4th-in-DFW-imageThe City of Carrollton is one of five Metroplex cities to rank on Homesnacks’ 2019 “Top 100 List of Best Places to Live in America.”

Eight Texas cities made the Top 100 with Carrollton (52) fourth in DFW behind Frisco (11), Plano (17), and McKinney (23), followed by Irving (96). Round Rock (33), Midland (72), and Austin (76) all made the list, too.

The common denominator that all good cities have, according to Homesnacks, is great economics, established school systems, a large ratio of employed citizens, and residents earning high salaries. Carrollton has one of the lowest unemployment rates at 3.8 percent ― lower than Plano’s 4.2 percent and Irving’s 5 percent.

Carrollton scored an 8 out of 10 on Homesnacks’ “Overall SnackAbility” rating. The community’s diversity scored the highest at a 10, amenities ranked next with 9.5, followed by jobs and housing both at 8.5, safety and education both scoring at an 8, and commuting at a 7.

To determine the best places to live, Homesnacks evaluated 293 of the biggest cities in America with populations over 100,000 per the latest numbers, a low crime rate, a strong workforce, and the best schools. Information was gathered using FBI crime data and the recently-released American Community Survey census data including population density, unemployment rates, adjusted median income, housing vacancy rates, education, and crime rates. Cities were ranked from best to worst in each criterion and averaged in all ranks to create a best-place-to-live index.

Homesnacks specializes in niche reporting and has been professionally ranking cities, neighborhoods, counties, and states across America for more than three years. To date, they have 57 categories and counting. Their self-proclaimed mission is to help people find a place to live that fits them personally.

To view the full survey, visit homesnacks.net/best-places-to-live-in-america-127688.

For more on what makes the City of Carrollton such a great place to live, visit cityofcarrollton.com/awards-accolades.
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