DENVER (CBS4) – Denver and Colorado Springs swapped positions this year in the annual list of best places to live. The U.S. News & World Report ranked the 25 Best Places to Live for 2019.
Colorado Springs dropped to third, and Denver is ranked as the second best place to live in America.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
John Suthers, the mayor of Colorado Springs, tweeted about the designation, saying “We’re very proud to be in the top three.”
Austin, Texas, was ranked No. 1 for the second year in a row.
The results are based on a public survey of thousands of people. The report relies in part on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the FBI.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed While Crossing Broadway, Search Continues For Hit-And-Run Suspect Driver
The top 10 cities this year are:
- Colorado Springs
- Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Des Moines, Iowa
- Minneapolis-St. Paul
- San Francisco
- Raleigh & Durham, North Carolina