With small cities experiencing a growth rate that is more than twice that of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago and roughly 10 percent faster than the national rate since 2000, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities in America.
To identify the small cities where Americans can enjoy good quality of life and affordable living costs, WalletHub’s analysts compared 1,268 U.S. cities with a population between 25,000 and 100,000. Our data set of 22 key metrics ranges from housing costs to school-system quality to the number of restaurants per capita.
Small-City Living in Princeton (1=Best; 634=Avg.)
- 589th – Housing Costs
- 194th – % of Residents below Poverty Level
- 8th – % of Residents with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
- 107th – % of Population with Health-Insurance Coverage
- 139th – Mean Hours Worked per Week
- 98th – Number of Restaurants per Capita
- 255th – % of Millennial Newcomers
- 55th – Crime Rate
For the full report, visit this link.