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: Colorado Department Of Labor Writing Off $61 Million In Overpayments Made During Pandemic
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: Denver City Council Approves Loretto Heights Rezoning Agreement
The top 10 cities this year are:
- Colorado Springs
- Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Des Moines, Iowa
- Minneapolis-St. Paul
- San Francisco
- Raleigh & Durham, North Carolina