Boise Ranks Among Best Capital Cities to Live In
Boise is at it again! Ranking toward the top of those awesome lists. Now we already know that Boise is an amazing place to live. But, is among the best in the country? Sure is. According to KTVB, WalletHub has released the best capital cities to live in in the United States and Boise came in at No. 2.
Wallethub looked at all 50 state capital cities and compared them across 54 key metrics including: "affordability, economic well-being, quality of education and health, quality of life," and more.
Here are some of the highlights for Boise. It came in at 13th for 'housing affordability,' 12th in 'Median Household Income,' 1st for 'unemployment rate (that's awesome),' 15th in '% of state-local & federal-government employees,' 9th in '% of population in poverty,' 15th in '% of adults with Bachelor's Degrees or higher,' 6th in 'health conditions,' 22nd in 'average weekly work hours,' and 16th in 'number of attractions.' Overall Boise fared pretty well in almost all of the metrics they analyzed, so, it's not too surprising that it was so far up the list.
So, who beat out our amazing city? The nod went to Austin, Texas. Following Boise? Raleigh, N.C., Madison, Wisc., and Lincoln, Neb. Not bad, right?
What about those at the bottom? According to Wallethub, the worst capital cities to live in in the U.S. are Charleston, WV (No. 46), Hartford, CT (No. 47), Trenton, NJ (No. 48), Jackson, MS (No. 49), and finally Baton Rouge, LA (No. 50).
So, do you think Wallethub got it right? Check out the full list HERE.