Fayetteville Once Again Crowned Best Place to Live in SEC

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) has ranked Fayetteville as the 10th best city to live in America in the publication’s annual “Best Places to Live” list. This year’s list marks the eighth-consecutive year that Fayetteville has been ranked both in the top 10 nationally and No. 1 among Southeastern Conference towns in the annual ratings.

USNWR revealed the 2023-24 Best Places to Live in the U.S. rankings on Tuesday, which compares the 150 most populus metro areas in the U.S. based on indexes measuring quality of life, value, desirability and the job market.

Among the USNWR rankings, only one other SEC city (Knoxville – No. 21) was ranked in the top 25 nationally.