Ranking: Ann Arbor No. 1 college city in America for 2021
All rights reserved)ANN ARBOR – Tree Town is the top college city in the U.S. for 2021, according to a new ranking by personal finance website WalletHub. From extensive on-campus activities -- not during a pandemic -- to powerhouse sports teams and a robust downtown, it comes as no surprise that Ann Arbor topped the rankings. In total, 415 college towns and cities of varying sizes were ranked on the list. In order to determine the rankings, Wallethub considered three key dimensions: wallet friendliness, academic and economic opportunities and social environment. After results were in, Wallethub used the weighted average of each town and city across all metrics to determine its overall score.
Ranking: Ann Arbor one of best places in US to live, retire
ANN ARBOR – U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-21 Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire rankings, and it comes as no surprise that Ann Arbor ranks high on both. This year, Ann Arbor ranked the No. 7 best place to retire in the country and No. 12 best place to live. Its methodology in determining the best places to retire included ranking retirement scores based on the following indexes:Housing AffordabilityHappinessDesirabilityRetiree TaxesJob MarketHealth Care QualityOverall, Ann Arbor ranked high for value and quality of life.