According to U.S. News & World Report Charlotte is among the 20 “Best Places to live in the USA.”
Ranking No. 15, the Queen City is described as a mix of “old-fashioned Southern charm and high-energy cosmopolitan bustle” with a melting pot of transplants that make it an “easy city to break into”.
It is written in the report: a standalone destination city now, no longer living in the shadow of Atlanta, or Charleston, S.C.,” says the report. Although Charlotte has significantly evolved in the past decade. This transformation is still continuing as demonstrated by the many construction cranes across the skyline.
You’ll probably hear the word ‘manageable’ used to describe Charlotte.
“Its climate is more manageable than Florida’s and its housing prices and living expenses are more manageable than New York City” stated in the report. So, you can take your family out to eat deprived of spending a fortune, and on the weekends, free events are easy to find.
To accumulate the introductory rankings, U.S. News & World Report analyzed the 100 most populated cities across the nation, ensuring an area has good value, is a desirable place to live and has a high quality of life. The findings, which were released on Wednesday, are planned to help readers make an informed decision when deciding where to settle down.
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Labor and U.S. News’ internal resources were used in the report, which considered criteria such as job market, quality of life, value, desirability and net migration.