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America's Top-Rated Cities


America’s Top-Rated Cities provides current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data in one easy-to-use source on the top 100 cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.

  • Each city chapter is divided into three major sections: Background (updated with significant news in both business and living environments), Rankings (enhanced with survey results from over 200 sources), and Statistical Tables (updated with new data plus many new data points). Every chapter is followed by Comparative Statistics, which arrange the data across 73 tables. The six appendices and maps of each region will make finding specific or comparative data easy.

  • Statistical data covers cost of living, finances, taxes, population, commercial real estate, education, major employers, media, crime, climate, housing vacancies, tax audits, bankruptcy, presidential election results and more.

  • Four easy-to-use regional volumes

  • Comparative Statistics for over 40 categories allow for easy comparison and trend-spotting

  • Four Appendices: Chambers of Commerce, State Departments of Labor and Employment, Historical Metropolitan Area Definitions and Current Metropolitan Area Definitions

  • Available in print and ebook formats

America’s Top-Rated Cities is designed for a wide range of readers: private individuals considering relocating a residence or business; professionals considering expanding their business or changing careers; government agencies; general and market researchers; real estate consultants; human resource personnel; urban planners and investors. This outstanding source of information will be widely useful in any reference collection.

There are four volumes in each set, each covering a specific region of the United States: South, West, Central, and East.
Each volume can be purchased separately or as a set.

Volume 1: Southern Edition
Abilene, TX*
Athens, GA
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Cape Coral, FL*
Charleston, SC
Coral Springs, FL*
Dallas, TX
El Paso, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Houston, TX
Huntsville, AL
Jacksonville, FL
Lafayette, LA*
Lubbock, TX**
Miami, FL
Midland, TX*
Montgomery, AL*
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
Orlando, FL
San Antonio, TX
Savannah, GA
Tallahassee, FL*
Tampa, FL

Volume 2: Western Region
Albuquerque, NM
Anchorage, AK
Boise City, ID
Bouler, CO*
Colorado Springs, CO
Denver, CO
Eugene, OR
Fort Collins, CO
Gilbert, AZ
Honolulu, HI
Los Angeles, CA*
Las Vegas, NV
Phoenix, AZ
Portland, OR
Provo, UT
Reno, NV*
Riverside, CA*
Roseville, CA
Salem, OR*
Salt lake City, UT*
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA
Santa Rosa, CA*
Seattle, WA
Spokane, WA*

Volume 3: Central Region
Ann Arbor, MI
Billings, MT*
Cedar Rapids, IA
Chicago, IL
Columbia, MO
Davenport, IA*
Des Moines, IA*
Fargo, ND
Fort Wayne, IN*
Grand Rapids, MI*
Green Bay, WI
Indianapolis, IN
Kansas City, MO
Lincoln, NE
Little Rock, AR
Madison, WI
Minneapolis, MN
Oklahoma City, OK*
Omaha, NE
Peoria, IL*
Rochester, MN*
Saint Paul, MN*
Sioux Falls, SD
Springfield, MO*
Sterling Heights, MI
Topeka, KS*
Tulsa, OK*
Wichita, KS*

Volume 4: Eastern Region
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Columbia, MD
Cincinnati, OH*
Columbus, OH
Durham, NC
Erie, PA*
Fayetteville, NC*
Greensboro, NC
Jersey City, NJ
Lexington, KY
Louisville, KY*
Manchester, NH
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Providence, RI
Raleigh, NC
Richmond, VA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, NC*
Worcester, MA*

* New City in 2014 Edition

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