Wall Street Journal puts Topeka high on the list of great places to live
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A new report from the Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com puts Topeka high on the list of great places to live.
The collaboration listed Topeka #11 overall.
The rankings are based on data from the second release of the WSJ and Realtor.com’s Emerging Housing Markets Index.
Factors in the ranking include real-estate supply and demand, median home listing price trend, unemployment, wages, commute, foreign-born residents, how much of the area is represented by small businesses, and the cost of property taxes.
In short, the study was looking for cities with housing markets with a strong return on investment that are also just nice places to live.
Here are the Top 20 best cities to live in according to the report:
|Coeur D.Alene, ID||2|
|Fort Wayne, IN||3|
|Rapid City, SD||4|
|Portland-South Portland, ME||6|
|Johnson City, TN||8|
|Jefferson City, MO||12|
|Colorado Springs, CO||14|
|Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY||20|
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