Boston has cracked the High 20 on U.S. Information & World Report’s 2020 record of the 150 finest locations to reside.
Coming in at No. 18 on the journal’s record, Boston was described as feeling “like a small city with all of the perks of metropolis life.” U.S. Information cited Boston’s culinary scene and cultural establishments, in addition to its colleges, employers, and well being care.
“It’s historic however ever-evolving. It’s on the innovative of medication and know-how, however conventional in its love of pastimes like cheering on hometown heroes at Fenway Park. It’s a area of sports activities lovers, artists and entrepreneurs,” the journal wrote.
U.S. Information mentioned its rankings are based mostly on “high quality of life and the job market in every metro space, in addition to the worth of dwelling there and folks’s need to reside there.”
Boston acquired an total rating of seven.1 out of 10, with a job-market rating of eight.eight and an eight.1 in desirability, however only a 5.2 rating in housing affordability.
Two different Massachusetts cities made the record: Worcester (68), and Springfield (98). The opposite New England cities on the record embody Portland, Maine (19); Manchester, N.H. (54); Hartford, (65); Windfall (100); and New Haven (112).
Coming at No. 1 on the record was Boulder, Colo.