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Louisville, CO pegged as top city to live in

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Which cities emerged on top in CNNMoney’s annual Best Places to Live survey? This year’s survey focuses on the top small-towns in the country with populations of less than 50,000.

For its rankings, CNNMoney took into account such factors as  housing, employment opportunities, the city’s fiscal strength, top-notch schools, low crime, good healthcare, cultural and outdoor activities, and weather.

The following are the eight cities that emerged on top:

1. Louisville, Colo.
Population: 18,400
Unemployment: 6.3%
Average list price (July 2011): $383,569

2. Milton, Mass.
Population: 27,000
Unemployment: 6.6%
Average list price: $577,008

3. Solon, Ohio
Population: 23,300
Unemployment: 8.2%
Average list price: $291,162

4. Leesburg, Va.
Population: 42,600
Unemployment: 4.1%
Average list price: $486,018

5. Papillion, N.E.
Population: 18,900
Unemployment: 4.2%
Average list price: $218,520

6. Hanover, N.H.
Population: 8,600
Unemployment: 4.4%
Average list price: $643,500

7. Liberty, Mo.
Population: 29,100
Unemployment: 7.6%
Average list price: $177,678

8. Middleton, Wis.
Population: 17,400
Unemployment: 5.1%
Average list price: $347,770

Learn more about what makes these top 8 cities so great as well as see the full list of top 100 small-town cities at CNNMoney.com.

If you need help moving to Louisville, I would be happy to help you – Vickie Hall – 303-944-1153

Source: “Best Places to Live,” CNNMoney (September 2011)

About Vickie Hall

Vickie Hall is an experienced Realtor and real estate investor based in Centennial Colorado. She's firmly committed to community service, and is the creator and administrator of 365 Things to Do around the Centennial & Denver area. and @CentennialBuzz. For more real estate information, read articles on her blog. Vickie is a RE/MAX agent and can be reached at Vickie@DreamsCanHappen.com

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