Top Small Cities Announced
By: Tim Murray - Tuesday, October 29, 2019

(UNDATED) - WalletHub is out with its ranking of America’s best small cities.

They compared more than 1200 cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 on 42 key indicators of livability; such as housing costs and school district quality.

The top-ranked small city in Michigan was Troy, which rated in the top 3 percent nationwide. Royal Oak was next in the top 6 percent, followed by Rochester Hills, Holland, and Novi all in the top nine percent or higher.

In Indiana, you need look no farther than Hamilton County, north of Indianapolis. That’s because Indiana’s top four cities in the list are all there, with Carmel ranked fifth in the nation. Fishers, Westfield, and Noblesville all rank in the top 7 percent in the nation.

Michigan's lowest ranking small city was Jackson, ranked in the bottom six percent. Indiana’s lowest ranked small city was Gary which was in the bottom 3 percent.


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