SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Salt Lake City has earned the title as the 23rd best place to live in America for the second year in a row.

Recently, U.S. News & World Report released its 2022-2023 rendition of the 150 Best Places to Live in the U.S. This year, Salt Lake made the list’s top 25, coming in at No. 23 for the second consecutive year.
In order to narrow down America’s 150 best places to live, U.S. News says that it analyzed the top 150 “most populous metro areas,” taking into consideration each city’s value, desirability, job market, quality of life, and net migration rate.

Salt Lake City earned the following rankings out of 10 in the five different categories, earning an average rating of 6.5:

  • Desirability: 5.2
  • Value: 7
  • Job Market: 6.7
  • Quality of Life: 6.8
  • Net Migration: 5.8
While SLC caters to a strong religious community, U.S. News notes that there is something for everyone in the state’s capital.


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