Kevin Synder

Fayetteville Ranked 4th Best Place To Live in America

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) has ranked Fayetteville as the best city to live in the Southeastern Conference and the 4th best city overall in the nation on the publication’s annual “Best Places To Live” list. This marks the 6th-consecutive year that Fayetteville has received top marks in the SEC.

The “Best Places To Live” list is USNWR‘s evaluation of the 100 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas whose rankings were based on its value, desirability, job market strength, quality of life and other factors.

Fayetteville scored an overall 7.3 out of 10 for the fifth straight year and received a value index of 8.1, meaning the city offers better value than similarly sized cities when comparing housing costs to median household income.

Nashville was the only other SEC town to rank in the Top 40.

See the entire rankings here.