U.S. News & World Report recently named Ann Arbor as the top Mitten city on its Best Places to Live in Michigan in 2022-2023 list.
Cities were ranked based on factors including average salary, unemployment rate, annual housing costs and median household income, air quality, healthcare quality, desirability, commute times and quality education.
Data for each factor came from the U.S. Census, surveys, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports and the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Take a look at Ann Arbor’s full profile here.
Here are the top 6 cities and how they compare:
|City||Overall Score||Quality of Life||Value||Desirability||Net Migration||Job Market|
|1. Ann Arbor||6.6||8||6.5||4.9||4.6||6.7|
|2. Grand Rapids||6.6||7.1||8.2||4.9||5.3||5.6|