Cities that are Better to Buy than Rent

The Top 3

#1

Flint, MI

Price To Rent Ratio of 4.6

#2

Detroit, MI

Price To Rent Ratio of 6.8

#3

Youngstown, OH

Price To Rent Ratio of 7.6

Largest Increase

27.9%

Inglewood, CA

Price To Rent Ratio from 29.4 to 37.7

Largest Decrease

-22.1%

Bolingbrook, IL

Price To Rent Ratio from 19.3 to 15.1

About the Rankings

The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey for all cities in the country with a population of 60,000 or more with sufficient data to estimate the price to rent ratio. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the 608 places with the lowest price to rent ratio below, and the highest price to rent ratio places at the bottom of the list.

The price to rent ratio is the median home value divided by the median annual rent. At its most basic level, the ratio is a benchmark for understanding whether it is better to rent or buy in an area. When home prices rise significantly faster than the local rents, the ratio will rise - indicating a possible housing bubble where it may be better to rent. Anything under 15 indicates that it is likely more affordable to buy, and areas over 20 are likely better to rent.

The national price to rent ratio from the latest estimates is 20.9 and has risen 2.8% from 20.3.

This year saw several big changes. Reading, PA rose from #9 to #5, Gary, IN fell from #5 to #7, Rochester, NY rose from #11 to #8, Dayton, OH rose from #13 to #9, and Cleveland, OH fell from #7 to #10.

Inglewood, CA saw the biggest percentage increase in price to rent ratio at 27.9%, and Bolingbrook, IL saw the largest percentage decrease at -22.1%.

The Complete List

   #1
Flint, MI
Previously 4.8
4.6
   #2
Detroit, MI
Previously 6.3
6.8
   #3
Youngstown, OH
Previously 7.7
7.6
   #4
Trenton, NJ
Previously 8.7
9.1
#5
Reading, PA
Previously #9 at 10.2
9.2
   #6
Camden, NJ
Previously 9.3
9.3
#7
Gary, IN
Previously #5 at 8.9
9.4
#8
Rochester, NY
Previously #11 at 10.5
9.7
#9
Dayton, OH
Previously #13 at 10.9
10.1
#10
Cleveland, OH
Previously #7 at 10.1
10.4
#11
Sunrise, FL
Previously #12 at 10.6
10.9
#12
Syracuse, NY
Previously #26 at 11.9
10.9
#13
Warner Robins, GA
Previously #29 at 12.3
10.9
#14
Hammond, IN
Previously #8 at 10.2
11.0
#15
Muncie, IN
Previously #23 at 11.7
11.0
#16
Lansing, MI
Previously #10 at 10.3
11.1
#17
Akron, OH
Previously #15 at 11.1
11.1
#18
Canton, OH
Previously #32 at 12.4
11.5
#19
Schenectady, NY
Previously #16 at 11.2
11.7
#20
Pharr, TX
Previously #14 at 11.1
11.7
#21
Jackson, MS
Previously #20 at 11.5
12.0
#22
Toledo, OH
Previously #37 at 12.7
12.0
#23
Tamarac, FL
Previously #24 at 11.8
12.0
#24
Deerfield Beach, FL
Previously #17 at 11.2
12.1
#25
Rockford, IL
Previously #46 at 13.0
12.1
#26
Kalamazoo, MI
Previously #49 at 13.0
12.2
#27
South Bend, IN
Previously #19 at 11.3
12.2
#28
Largo, FL
Previously #30 at 12.4
12.3
#29
Boynton Beach, FL
Previously #47 at 13.0
12.3
#30
Memphis, TN
Previously #34 at 12.6
12.4
#31
Birmingham, AL
Previously #33 at 12.4
12.4
#32
Augusta-Richmond County, GA
Previously #44 at 13.0
12.6
#33
Beaumont, TX
Previously #56 at 13.3
12.8
#34
Lorain, OH
Previously #54 at 13.2
12.9
#35
Allentown, PA
Previously #28 at 12.2
12.9
#36
Missouri City, TX
Previously #48 at 13.0
12.9
#37
Buffalo, NY
Previously #22 at 11.6
12.9
#38
Pittsburgh, PA
Previously #60 at 13.4
13.0
#39
Lafayette, IN
Previously #85 at 14.8
13.2
#40
Baytown, TX
Previously #45 at 13.0
13.2
#41
Topeka, KS
Previously #95 at 15.4
13.2
#42
Cheektowaga, NY
Previously #27 at 12.1
13.3
#43
Parma, OH
Previously #38 at 12.7
13.3
#44
Deltona, FL
Previously #31 at 12.4
13.3
#45
Evansville, IN
Previously #75 at 14.3
13.4
#46
Mesquite, TX
Previously #21 at 11.5
13.5
#47
Warren, MI
Previously #53 at 13.2
13.5
#48
Decatur, IL
Previously #43 at 13.0
13.6
#49
Pasadena, TX
Previously #35 at 12.6
13.6
#50
North Port, FL
Previously unranked
13.6
#51
Westland, MI
Previously #36 at 12.6
13.7
#52
Kansas City, KS
Previously #39 at 12.7
13.7
#53
Wichita Falls, TX
Previously #55 at 13.3
13.7
#54
Southfield, MI
Previously #64 at 13.6
13.7
#55
Erie, PA
Previously #72 at 14.0
13.7
#56
Lauderhill, FL
Previously #18 at 11.3
13.8
#57
Jacksonville, NC
Previously #144 at 16.6
13.8
#58
Town 'n' Country, FL
Previously #61 at 13.5
13.9
#59
Racine, WI
Previously #68 at 13.7
13.9
#60
Wyoming, MI
Previously #58 at 13.4
13.9
#61
Brandon, FL
Previously #63 at 13.6
14.0
#62
Waco, TX
Previously #78 at 14.5
14.0
#63
Aurora, IL
Previously #108 at 15.8
14.0
#64
Pine Hills, FL
Previously #41 at 12.8
14.0
#65
Spring Hill, FL
Previously #66 at 13.7
14.0
#66
Waukegan, IL
Previously #59 at 13.4
14.1
#67
Abilene, TX
Previously #42 at 12.9
14.2
#68
Kissimmee, FL
Previously #87 at 14.9
14.2
#69
Port St. Lucie, FL
Previously #65 at 13.6
14.2
#70
Scranton, PA
Previously #82 at 14.7
14.2
#71
Waterbury, CT
Previously #62 at 13.6
14.2
#72
Poinciana, FL
Previously unranked
14.2
#73
Atascocita, TX
Previously #25 at 11.9
14.4
#74
Corpus Christi, TX
Previously #69 at 13.7
14.4
#75
Riverview, FL
Previously #77 at 14.4
14.4
#76
Lehigh Acres, FL
Previously #57 at 13.3
14.4
#77
Killeen, TX
Previously #73 at 14.2
14.4
#78
Independence, MO
Previously #107 at 15.8
14.5
#79
Pompano Beach, FL
Previously #122 at 16.2
14.6
#80
Palm Bay, FL
Previously #52 at 13.1
14.7
#81
Baltimore, MD
Previously #88 at 15.0
14.7
#82
Miami Gardens, FL
Previously #101 at 15.6
14.8
#83
Milwaukee, WI
Previously #71 at 14.0
14.9
#84
Brownsville, TX
Previously #70 at 13.8
14.9
#85
El Paso, TX
Previously #97 at 15.4
14.9
#86
Bolingbrook, IL
Previously #236 at 19.3
15.1
#87
Harlingen, TX
Previously #50 at 13.1
15.1
#88
Temple, TX
Previously #109 at 15.8
15.1
#89
Melbourne, FL
Previously #118 at 16.2
15.1
#90
Sioux City, IA
Previously #131 at 16.3
15.2
#91
Bryan, TX
Previously #138 at 16.5
15.3
#92
St. Joseph, MO
Previously #177 at 17.6
15.3
#93
Savannah, GA
Previously #120 at 16.2
15.4
#94
Waldorf, MD
Previously #110 at 15.8
15.4
#95
Lawton, OK
Previously #126 at 16.3
15.4
#96
Daytona Beach, FL
Previously #80 at 14.6
15.4
#97
Kenosha, WI
Previously #181 at 17.7
15.4
#98
Grand Prairie, TX
Previously #81 at 14.7
15.5
#99
Lakeland, FL
Previously #74 at 14.2
15.5
#100
Grand Rapids, MI
Previously #93 at 15.3
15.6
#101
Garland, TX
Previously #51 at 13.1
15.6
#102
Des Moines, IA
Previously #91 at 15.2
15.6
#103
San Antonio, TX
Previously #76 at 14.4
15.7
#104
Gulfport, MS
Previously #94 at 15.4
15.7
#105
The Hammocks, FL
Previously #141 at 16.5
15.7
#106
Macon-Bibb County, GA
Previously #139 at 16.5
15.8
#107
Edinburg, TX
Previously #102 at 15.6
15.8
#108
Montgomery, AL
Previously #96 at 15.4
15.8
#109
Fayetteville, NC
Previously #113 at 15.9
15.9
#110
Mission, TX
Previously #79 at 14.6
15.9
#111
East Orange, NJ
Previously #235 at 19.3
15.9
#112
San Angelo, TX
Previously #129 at 16.3
15.9
#113
New Britain, CT
Previously #86 at 14.9
15.9
#114
The Villages, FL
Previously #40 at 12.8
15.9
#115
Dearborn, MI
Previously #84 at 14.8
16.0
#116
Knoxville, TN
Previously #167 at 17.4
16.1
#117
Amarillo, TX
Previously #127 at 16.3
16.1
#118
Victoria, TX
Previously #67 at 13.7
16.1
#119
Clarksville, TN
Previously #146 at 16.7
16.2
#120
Port Charlotte, FL
Previously unranked
16.2
#121
Lubbock, TX
Previously #92 at 15.3
16.2
#122
Irving, TX
Previously #89 at 15.1
16.3
#123
Gainesville, FL
Previously #169 at 17.4
16.3
#124
Palm Coast, FL
Previously #130 at 16.3
16.3
#125
Bridgeport, CT
Previously #143 at 16.6
16.3
#126
Indianapolis city, IN
Previously #105 at 15.7
16.4
#127
Broken Arrow, OK
Previously #133 at 16.4
16.4
#128
Alafaya, FL
Previously #106 at 15.8
16.4
#129
Mobile, AL
Previously #157 at 17.1
16.4
#130
Cicero, IL
Previously #135 at 16.4
16.4
#131
Bossier City, LA
Previously #175 at 17.5
16.5
   #132
Arlington, TX
Previously 16.3
16.5
#133
Fort Worth, TX
Previously #111 at 15.8
16.6
#134
Bethlehem, PA
Previously #119 at 16.2
16.7
#135
Yuma, AZ
Previously #150 at 16.8
16.7
#136
Homestead, FL
Previously #221 at 18.9
16.7
#137
Hampton, VA
Previously #210 at 18.6
16.7
#138
Columbus, OH
Previously #123 at 16.2
16.7
#139
Fort Wayne, IN
Previously #112 at 15.9
16.7
#140
Houston, TX
Previously #134 at 16.4
16.7
#141
Tyler, TX
Previously #184 at 17.8
16.8
#142
Davenport, IA
Previously #136 at 16.4
16.8
#143
Oshkosh, WI
Previously #149 at 16.8
16.8
#144
North Richland Hills, TX
Previously #188 at 17.8
16.8
#145
Odessa, TX
Previously #104 at 15.6
16.8
#146
Mansfield, TX
Previously #147 at 16.8
16.9
#147
Rio Rancho, NM
Previously #148 at 16.8
16.9
#148
Albany, GA
Previously #83 at 14.8
16.9
#149
Lewisville, TX
Previously #142 at 16.6
16.9
#150
New Haven, CT
Previously #145 at 16.6
17.0
#151
McAllen, TX
Previously #117 at 16.0
17.0
#152
Philadelphia, PA
Previously #115 at 15.9
17.1
#153
Longview, TX
Previously #100 at 15.5
17.2
#154
Albany, NY
Previously #220 at 18.9
17.2
#155
Springfield, IL
Previously #178 at 17.6
17.3
   #156
Springfield, MO
Previously 17.1
17.4
#157
League City, TX
Previously #161 at 17.2
17.4
#158
San Tan Valley, AZ
Previously #121 at 16.2
17.4
#159
Pearland, TX
Previously #162 at 17.3
17.5
#160
Joliet, IL
Previously #173 at 17.5
17.5
#161
Hartford, CT
Previously #152 at 16.9
17.5
#162
Laredo, TX
Previously #99 at 15.5
17.5
#163
Waterloo, IA
Previously #103 at 15.6
17.6
#164
Jacksonville, FL
Previously #114 at 15.9
17.6
#165
St. Petersburg, FL
Previously #209 at 18.5
17.6
#166
Wilmington, DE
Previously #98 at 15.5
17.6
#167
Kansas City, MO
Previously #182 at 17.7
17.6
#168
Columbus, GA
Previously #233 at 19.2
17.7
#169
North Little Rock, AR
Previously #171 at 17.4
17.7
#170
Tulsa, OK
Previously #158 at 17.1
17.7
#171
Roanoke, VA
Previously #180 at 17.7
17.8
#172
Omaha, NE
Previously #176 at 17.5
17.8
#173
Allen, TX
Previously #260 at 20.0
17.8
#174
Hemet, CA
Previously #163 at 17.3
17.9
#175
Portsmouth, VA
Previously #194 at 18.0
17.9
#176
High Point, NC
Previously #270 at 20.2
17.9
#177
Davie, FL
Previously #212 at 18.6
17.9
#178
Sunrise Manor, NV
Previously #200 at 18.1
18.0
#179
St. Charles, MO
Previously #246 at 19.7
18.0
#180
Midland, TX
Previously #191 at 17.9
18.0
#181
Tucson, AZ
Previously #201 at 18.2
18.1
#182
Kenner, LA
Previously #116 at 15.9
18.1
#183
Elgin, IL
Previously #128 at 16.3
18.1
#184
Germantown, MD
Previously #308 at 21.3
18.1
#185
Surprise, AZ
Previously #189 at 17.9
18.2
   #186
Maple Grove, MN
Previously 17.8
18.2
#187
Brentwood, NY
Previously #310 at 21.4
18.2
#188
Eau Claire, WI
Previously #193 at 18.0
18.2
#189
Schaumburg, IL
Previously #90 at 15.1
18.2
#190
Casas Adobes, AZ
Previously #196 at 18.1
18.2
#191
Plantation, FL
Previously #234 at 19.3
18.3
#192
Sterling Heights, MI
Previously #172 at 17.5
18.3
#193
Livonia, MI
Previously #174 at 17.5
18.3
#194
Springfield, MA
Previously #187 at 17.8
18.4
#195
Dallas, TX
Previously #125 at 16.3
18.4
#196
Rock Hill, SC
Previously #224 at 19.0
18.4
#197
Warwick, RI
Previously #155 at 17.1
18.4
#198
Glen Burnie, MD
Previously #214 at 18.7
18.4
#199
Peoria, IL
Previously #185 at 17.8
18.5
#200
Cape Coral, FL
Previously #199 at 18.1
18.5
#201
Conroe, TX
Previously #137 at 16.4
18.5
#202
Greensboro, NC
Previously #219 at 18.9
18.5
#203
Nampa, ID
Previously #168 at 17.4
18.6
#204
Duluth, MN
Previously #198 at 18.1
18.6
#205
Wichita, KS
Previously #170 at 17.4
18.6
#206
North Charleston, SC
Previously #166 at 17.4
18.8
#207
Victorville, CA
Previously #151 at 16.9
18.8
#208
St. Cloud, MN
Previously #225 at 19.1
18.8
#209
West Palm Beach, FL
Previously #206 at 18.5
18.8
#210
Lake Charles, LA
Previously #253 at 19.8
18.8
#211
Cedar Rapids, IA
Previously #215 at 18.7
18.8
#212
Sugar Land, TX
Previously #207 at 18.5
18.9
#213
Avondale, AZ
Previously #211 at 18.6
18.9
#214
Toms River, NJ
Previously #280 at 20.4
19.0
#215
Bloomington, MN
Previously #299 at 21.1
19.0
#216
Pueblo, CO
Previously #124 at 16.2
19.0
#217
Charlotte, NC
Previously #216 at 18.7
19.0
#218
Winston-Salem, NC
Previously #271 at 20.2
19.0
#219
Buckeye, AZ
Previously unranked
19.1
#220
St. Louis, MO
Previously #154 at 17.0
19.1
#221
Carrollton, TX
Previously #190 at 17.9
19.1
#222
Green Bay, WI
Previously #179 at 17.6
19.1
#223
Richardson, TX
Previously #197 at 18.1
19.1
#224
Lynchburg, VA
Previously #316 at 21.7
19.1
#225
Orlando, FL
Previously #258 at 19.9
19.1
#226
New Braunfels, TX
Previously #160 at 17.2
19.1
#227
Frederick, MD
Previously #290 at 20.9
19.2
#228
Las Cruces, NM
Previously #238 at 19.5
19.2
#229
Gastonia, NC
Previously #202 at 18.3
19.2
#230
Paterson, NJ
Previously #222 at 18.9
19.3
#231
Jackson, TN
Previously #248 at 19.8
19.4
#232
Farmington Hills, MI
Previously #320 at 21.7
19.4
#233
Champaign, IL
Previously #195 at 18.0
19.4
#234
Oklahoma City, OK
Previously #278 at 20.4
19.4
#235
Norman, OK
Previously #314 at 21.6
19.5
#236
The Woodlands, TX
Previously #252 at 19.8
19.6
#237
Dale City, VA
Previously #203 at 18.3
19.6
#238
Lee's Summit, MO
Previously #357 at 22.7
19.6
#239
Flower Mound, TX
Previously #232 at 19.2
19.6
#240
Newport News, VA
Previously #192 at 18.0
19.6
#241
Moreno Valley, CA
Previously #275 at 20.3
19.6
#242
Hialeah, FL
Previously #183 at 17.8
19.7
#243
Chattanooga, TN
Previously #295 at 20.9
19.7
#244
Athens-Clarke County, GA
Previously #321 at 21.7
19.8
#245
Woodbury, MN
Previously #283 at 20.6
19.8
#246
Appleton, WI
Previously #264 at 20.1
19.8
#247
Pembroke Pines, FL
Previously #159 at 17.1
19.9
#248
Springdale, AR
Previously #375 at 23.3
19.9
#249
Bloomington, IL
Previously #268 at 20.1
19.9
#250
Rochester, MN
Previously #165 at 17.3
20.0
#251
West Valley City, UT
Previously #217 at 18.7
20.0
#252
Greenville, NC
Previously #364 at 23.0
20.0
#253
Manchester, NH
Previously #240 at 19.5
20.1
#254
Jonesboro, AR
Previously #228 at 19.1
20.1
#255
St. Paul, MN
Previously #263 at 20.0
20.1
#256
Delray Beach, FL
Previously #140 at 16.5
20.1
#257
Rogers, AR
Previously #319 at 21.7
20.2
#258
North Las Vegas, NV
Previously #153 at 17.0
20.2
#259
Worcester, MA
Previously #256 at 19.9
20.2
#260
Hesperia, CA
Previously #239 at 19.5
20.2
#261
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY
Previously #247 at 19.7
20.3
#262
Tallahassee, FL
Previously #291 at 20.9
20.3
#263
Rochester Hills, MI
Previously #360 at 22.8
20.3
#264
Norfolk, VA
Previously #237 at 19.5
20.3
#265
Perris, CA
Previously #164 at 17.3
20.4
#266
Cincinnati, OH
Previously #243 at 19.7
20.4
#267
Virginia Beach, VA
Previously #269 at 20.2
20.4
#268
Little Rock, AR
Previously #257 at 19.9
20.4
#269
Pawtucket, RI
Previously #255 at 19.9
20.4
#270
Lincoln, NE
Previously #261 at 20.0
20.5
#271
Pittsburg, CA
Previously #305 at 21.2
20.6
#272
Kennewick, WA
Previously #329 at 21.9
20.6
#273
Palmdale, CA
Previously #326 at 21.8
20.6
#274
Round Rock, TX
Previously #229 at 19.1
20.6
#275
Hollywood, FL
Previously #208 at 18.5
20.6
#276
Lancaster, CA
Previously #272 at 20.2
20.6
#277
Madison, WI
Previously #307 at 21.2
20.7
#278
Providence, RI
Previously #227 at 19.1
20.7
#279
Enterprise, NV
Previously #242 at 19.6
20.7
#280
Newark, NJ
Previously #325 at 21.8
20.8
#281
West Jordan, UT
Previously #282 at 20.5
20.9
#282
Clearwater, FL
Previously #254 at 19.8
20.9
#283
Baton Rouge, LA
Previously #276 at 20.4
21.0
#284
Antioch, CA
Previously #231 at 19.2
21.0
#285
Tampa, FL
Previously #249 at 19.8
21.0
#286
Bowling Green, KY
Previously #300 at 21.1
21.0
#287
Iowa City, IA
Previously #405 at 24.4
21.1
#288
Fishers, IN
Previously #313 at 21.6
21.1
#289
Denton, TX
Previously #213 at 18.7
21.1
#290
Aurora, CO
Previously #205 at 18.4
21.1
#291
Nashua, NH
Previously #250 at 19.8
21.2
#292
Peoria, AZ
Previously #293 at 20.9
21.2
#293
Thornton, CO
Previously #266 at 20.1
21.2
#294
McKinney, TX
Previously #281 at 20.5
21.2
#295
Columbia, MD
Previously #302 at 21.1
21.3
#296
Tempe, AZ
Previously #322 at 21.7
21.3
#297
Brockton, MA
Previously #349 at 22.4
21.4
#298
Raleigh, NC
Previously #356 at 22.7
21.4
#299
O'Fallon, MO
Previously #287 at 20.8
21.4
#300
Waukesha, WI
Previously #288 at 20.8
21.4
#301
Madera, CA
Previously unranked
21.5
#302
Ames, IA
Previously #241 at 19.6
21.5
#303
Palatine, IL
Previously #245 at 19.7
21.5
#304
Spokane Valley, WA
Previously #284 at 20.6
21.6
#305
Temecula, CA
Previously #323 at 21.7
21.6
#306
Durham, NC
Previously #273 at 20.3
21.6
#307
Brooklyn Park, MN
Previously #204 at 18.3
21.6
#308
Merced, CA
Previously #393 at 23.9
21.7
#309
Danbury, CT
Previously #286 at 20.6
21.7
#310
Hillsboro, OR
Previously #303 at 21.2
21.7
#311
Mesa, AZ
Previously #292 at 20.9
21.7
#312
Menifee, CA
Previously #265 at 20.1
21.8
#313
Rapid City, SD
Previously #370 at 23.1
21.8
#314
Albuquerque, NM
Previously #338 at 22.1
21.9
#315
Chandler, AZ
Previously #312 at 21.5
21.9
#316
Weston, FL
Previously #331 at 22.0
22.0
#317
Bakersfield, CA
Previously #369 at 23.1
22.0
#318
Johnson City, TN
Previously #431 at 25.3
22.0
#319
Shreveport, LA
Previously #296 at 21.0
22.0
#320
Coral Springs, FL
Previously #315 at 21.6
22.0
#321
Vancouver, WA
Previously #377 at 23.4
22.1
#322
Yakima, WA
Previously #332 at 22.0
22.1
#323
Cedar Park, TX
Previously #226 at 19.1
22.1
   #324
Glendale, AZ
Previously 21.7
22.1
#325
Spring Valley, NV
Previously #274 at 20.3
22.2
#326
Nashville-Davidson, TN
Previously #289 at 20.9
22.2
#327
Troy, MI
Previously #412 at 24.5
22.2
#328
Sioux Falls, SD
Previously #267 at 20.1
22.2
#329
Gilbert, AZ
Previously #298 at 21.0
22.2
#330
Fort Smith, AR
Previously #223 at 19.0
22.2
#331
Chesapeake, VA
Previously #339 at 22.1
22.2
#332
Tuscaloosa, AL
Previously #342 at 22.2
22.2
#333
Columbia, MO
Previously #390 at 23.7
22.2
#334
Las Vegas, NV
Previously #351 at 22.4
22.2
#335
Elizabeth, NJ
Previously #373 at 23.3
22.2
#336
Centreville, VA
Previously #309 at 21.3
22.2
#337
Plano, TX
Previously #301 at 21.1
22.3
#338
Fort Myers, FL
Previously #348 at 22.4
22.3
#339
Ogden, UT
Previously #218 at 18.8
22.4
#340
Westminster, CO
Previously #345 at 22.4
22.4
#341
Huntsville, AL
Previously #396 at 23.9
22.5
#342
Spokane, WA
Previously #277 at 20.4
22.5
#343
Murrieta, CA
Previously #410 at 24.5
22.5
#344
Cranston, RI
Previously #328 at 21.8
22.6
#345
Elk Grove, CA
Previously #371 at 23.2
22.6
#346
Phoenix, AZ
Previously #336 at 22.1
22.6
#347
Lexington-Fayette, KY
Previously #330 at 21.9
22.6
#348
Bloomington, IN
Previously #294 at 20.9
22.7
#349
Mount Vernon, NY
Previously #484 at 27.4
22.7
#350
Goodyear, AZ
Previously #279 at 20.4
22.7
#351
Chicago, IL
Previously #341 at 22.2
22.8
#352
Rockville, MD
Previously #438 at 25.5
22.8
#353
Minneapolis, MN
Previously #359 at 22.8
22.9
#354
Miramar, FL
Previously #262 at 20.0
22.9
#355
Anchorage, AK
Previously #347 at 22.4
22.9
#356
Metairie, LA
Previously #378 at 23.4
22.9
#357
Asheville, NC
Previously #449 at 25.9
22.9
#358
Columbia, SC
Previously #230 at 19.2
22.9
#359
Lawrence, KS
Previously #327 at 21.8
23.0
#360
Rialto, CA
Previously #367 at 23.0
23.0
#361
Highlands Ranch, CO
Previously #416 at 24.6
23.0
#362
Citrus Heights, CA
Previously #340 at 22.2
23.1
#363
Lowell, MA
Previously #306 at 21.2
23.2
#364
San Bernardino, CA
Previously #383 at 23.5
23.2
#365
Colorado Springs, CO
Previously #362 at 22.9
23.2
#366
Fairfield, CA
Previously #435 at 25.4
23.2
#367
Plymouth, MN
Previously #397 at 24.0
23.2
#368
Paradise, NV
Previously #353 at 22.7
23.3
#369
Kendall, FL
Previously #419 at 24.7
23.3
#370
Kent, WA
Previously #429 at 25.3
23.3
#371
Johns Creek, GA
Previously #404 at 24.3
23.4
#372
Bayonne, NJ
Previously #388 at 23.7
23.4
#373
Broomfield, CO
Previously #358 at 22.8
23.4
#374
Ontario, CA
Previously #385 at 23.5
23.4
#375
Clifton, NJ
Previously #363 at 23.0
23.5
#376
New Orleans, LA
Previously #391 at 23.8
23.5
#377
Lafayette, LA
Previously #384 at 23.5
23.5
#378
Evanston, IL
Previously #450 at 26.0
23.6
#379
Marysville, WA
Previously #285 at 20.6
23.6
#380
Ann Arbor, MI
Previously #344 at 22.3
23.7
#381
Henderson, NV
Previously #399 at 24.0
23.7
#382
Portland, ME
Previously #395 at 23.9
23.8
#383
Visalia, CA
Previously #350 at 22.4
23.8
#384
Rancho Cordova, CA
Previously #380 at 23.5
23.8
#385
Santa Maria, CA
Previously #346 at 22.4
23.8
#386
Georgetown, TX
Previously #244 at 19.7
23.9
#387
Suffolk, VA
Previously #376 at 23.3
23.9
#388
Murfreesboro, TN
Previously #259 at 19.9
23.9
#389
Dothan, AL
Previously #335 at 22.0
23.9
#390
Fargo, ND
Previously #361 at 22.9
24.0
#391
Conway, AR
Previously #333 at 22.0
24.0
#392
Salem, OR
Previously #368 at 23.0
24.0
#393
Eagan, MN
Previously #334 at 22.0
24.1
#394
Overland Park, KS
Previously #365 at 23.0
24.2
#395
Renton, WA
Previously #415 at 24.6
24.2
#396
Gaithersburg, MD
Previously #251 at 19.8
24.2
#397
Greeley, CO
Previously #354 at 22.7
24.3
#398
Richmond, VA
Previously #352 at 22.5
24.4
#399
Tracy, CA
Previously #381 at 23.5
24.4
#400
Layton, UT
Previously #386 at 23.5
24.4
#401
Lawrence, MA
Previously #398 at 24.0
24.4
#402
Skokie, IL
Previously #317 at 21.7
24.5
#403
Vallejo, CA
Previously #318 at 21.7
24.5
#404
Concord, NC
Previously #387 at 23.6
24.5
#405
Norwalk, CT
Previously #451 at 26.0
24.5
#406
Fresno, CA
Previously #411 at 24.5
24.5
#407
Everett, WA
Previously #432 at 25.3
24.6
#408
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Previously #436 at 25.5
24.6
#409
Boise City, ID
Previously #374 at 23.3
24.6
#410
Edmond, OK
Previously #343 at 22.2
24.6
#411
Federal Way, WA
Previously #400 at 24.1
24.7
#412
Orem, UT
Previously #382 at 23.5
24.7
#413
Fort Collins, CO
Previously #422 at 24.9
24.7
#414
Tacoma, WA
Previously #337 at 22.1
24.7
#415
Modesto, CA
Previously #409 at 24.5
24.7
#416
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Previously #460 at 26.5
24.8
#417
Austin, TX
Previously #418 at 24.7
24.9
#418
Loveland, CO
Previously #355 at 22.7
24.9
#419
Union City, NJ
Previously #425 at 25.0
25.0
#420
Mount Pleasant, SC
Previously #473 at 26.8
25.0
#421
Apple Valley, CA
Previously #408 at 24.5
25.0
#422
Flagstaff, AZ
Previously #471 at 26.8
25.0
#423
Auburn, WA
Previously #424 at 24.9
25.0
#424
Centennial, CO
Previously #311 at 21.4
25.1
#425
Roseville, CA
Previously #467 at 26.7
25.2
#426
Billings, MT
Previously #392 at 23.8
25.2
#427
Gresham, OR
Previously #372 at 23.2
25.2
#428
Lake Elsinore, CA
Previously unranked
25.3
#429
Vacaville, CA
Previously #420 at 24.8
25.3
#430
College Station, TX
Previously #453 at 26.1
25.4
#431
Meridian, ID
Previously #297 at 21.0
25.4
#432
Shawnee, KS
Previously #304 at 21.2
25.5
#433
Santa Fe, NM
Previously #417 at 24.7
25.5
#434
Olathe, KS
Previously #407 at 24.4
25.6
#435
Pasco, WA
Previously #379 at 23.4
25.6
#436
Oceanside, CA
Previously #442 at 25.6
25.7
#437
Miami, FL
Previously #413 at 24.5
25.8
#438
Redding, CA
Previously #439 at 25.6
25.8
#439
Lakewood, CO
Previously #406 at 24.4
25.8
#440
South Jordan, UT
Previously #452 at 26.0
25.9
#441
Naperville, IL
Previously #455 at 26.2
25.9
#442
Alpharetta, GA
Previously #507 at 29.1
26.0
#443
Riverside, CA
Previously #430 at 25.3
26.0
#444
Santa Clarita, CA
Previously #401 at 24.1
26.1
#445
Wilmington, NC
Previously #458 at 26.4
26.1
#446
Yuba City, CA
Previously #468 at 26.7
26.1
#447
Baldwin Park, CA
Previously #414 at 24.5
26.2
#448
Sandy, UT
Previously #456 at 26.3
26.2
#449
Oxnard, CA
Previously #433 at 25.3
26.4
#450
Sacramento, CA
Previously #445 at 25.8
26.5
#451
Atlanta, GA
Previously #403 at 24.2
26.5
#452
Boca Raton, FL
Previously #389 at 23.7
26.6
#453
Hoover, AL
Previously #480 at 27.2
26.6
#454
Franklin, TN
Previously #479 at 27.1
26.6
#455
Charleston, SC
Previously #447 at 25.8
26.6
#456
Vista, CA
Previously #491 at 28.1
26.7
#457
Compton, CA
Previously #463 at 26.5
26.7
#458
Norwalk, CA
Previously #441 at 25.6
26.7
#459
Indio, CA
Previously #470 at 26.7
26.8
#460
Jersey City, NJ
Previously #477 at 27.1
26.8
#461
Quincy, MA
Previously #448 at 25.8
26.8
#462
Longmont, CO
Previously #434 at 25.4
26.8
#463
Fontana, CA
Previously #475 at 26.9
26.8
#464
Turlock, CA
Previously #514 at 29.9
26.8
#465
Stockton, CA
Previously #394 at 23.9
26.9
#466
Beaverton, OR
Previously #481 at 27.3
26.9
#467
Sparks, NV
Previously #421 at 24.8
26.9
#468
Stamford, CT
Previously #497 at 28.5
26.9
#469
Frisco, TX
Previously #427 at 25.1
27.0
#470
Bismarck, ND
Previously #440 at 25.6
27.0
#471
Arlington Heights, IL
Previously #366 at 23.0
27.1
#472
Manteca, CA
Previously #444 at 25.8
27.1
#473
Medford, OR
Previously #443 at 25.7
27.2
#474
Simi Valley, CA
Previously #469 at 26.7
27.3
#475
Chula Vista, CA
Previously #510 at 29.2
27.3
#476
Cary, NC
Previously #461 at 26.5
27.3
#477
Denver, CO
Previously #462 at 26.5
27.3
#478
Chino, CA
Previously #482 at 27.3
27.4
#479
Escondido, CA
Previously #523 at 31.2
27.5
#480
Clovis, CA
Previously #478 at 27.1
27.6
#481
Arvada, CO
Previously #402 at 24.2
27.6
#482
Corona, CA
Previously #466 at 26.6
27.6
#483
Silver Spring, MD
Previously #502 at 29.0
27.6
#484
Mission Viejo, CA
Previously #459 at 26.5
27.7
#485
Framingham, MA
Previously #486 at 27.5
27.8
#486
Camarillo, CA
Previously #488 at 27.6
27.8
#487
Roswell, GA
Previously #476 at 26.9
27.9
#488
Yonkers, NY
Previously #498 at 28.6
27.9
#489
Eugene, OR
Previously #457 at 26.4
27.9
#490
Salinas, CA
Previously #508 at 29.1
28.0
#491
Lake Forest, CA
Previously #483 at 27.4
28.1
#492
Passaic, NJ
Previously #501 at 28.9
28.3
#493
Redlands, CA
Previously #495 at 28.3
28.3
#494
Lakewood, CA
Previously #520 at 30.6
28.3
#495
Jurupa Valley, CA
Previously #423 at 24.9
28.5
#496
Lynn, MA
Previously #428 at 25.2
28.6
#497
Chino Hills, CA
Previously #464 at 26.5
28.6
#498
St. George, UT
Previously #492 at 28.1
28.6
#499
New Bedford, MA
Previously #472 at 26.8
28.7
#500
Santa Ana, CA
Previously #496 at 28.3
28.7
#501
Provo, UT
Previously #504 at 29.1
28.8
#502
Concord, CA
Previously #518 at 30.3
28.9
#503
Folsom, CA
Previously #494 at 28.2
29.0
#504
Hayward, CA
Previously #485 at 27.4
29.1
#505
Carmel, IN
Previously #426 at 25.0
29.2
#506
Fayetteville, AR
Previously #465 at 26.5
29.2
#507
Florence-Graham, CA
Previously #474 at 26.8
29.5
#508
San Marcos, CA
Previously #500 at 28.8
29.6
#509
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA
Previously #531 at 31.5
29.7
#510
Alexandria, VA
Previously #532 at 31.7
29.7
#511
Bend, OR
Previously #446 at 25.8
29.8
#512
Greenville, SC
Previously #490 at 27.9
29.9
#513
Lodi, CA
Previously unranked
30.0
#514
Salt Lake City, UT
Previously #512 at 29.6
30.2
#515
Bellflower, CA
Previously #517 at 30.3
30.3
#516
Pomona, CA
Previously #437 at 25.5
30.4
#517
Tustin, CA
Previously #499 at 28.7
30.7
#518
Miami Beach, FL
Previously #536 at 32.0
30.7
#519
Lynwood, CA
Previously #509 at 29.1
30.7
#520
Laguna Niguel, CA
Previously #555 at 35.6
30.8
#521
West Covina, CA
Previously #505 at 29.1
31.1
#522
Chico, CA
Previously #487 at 27.5
31.3
#523
Milpitas, CA
Previously #522 at 31.1
31.4
#524
Boston, MA
Previously #516 at 30.2
31.5
#525
Cambridge, MA
Previously #542 at 32.3
31.6
#526
Carson, CA
Previously #454 at 26.2
31.7
#527
El Cajon, CA
Previously #540 at 32.2
31.9
#528
Missoula, MT
Previously #524 at 31.2
31.9
#529
Napa, CA
Previously #553 at 35.5
32.0
#530
Reno, NV
Previously #528 at 31.4
32.0
#531
Carmichael, CA
Previously #526 at 31.3
32.0
#532
Irvine, CA
Previously #530 at 31.5
32.0
#533
Richmond, CA
Previously #489 at 27.6
32.1
#534
Ellicott City, MD
Previously #519 at 30.6
32.2
#535
San Diego, CA
Previously #541 at 32.3
32.2
#536
Bellingham, WA
Previously #544 at 33.1
32.2
#537
Upland, CA
Previously #533 at 31.8
32.2
#538
Portland, OR
Previously #537 at 32.2
32.5
#539
Arden-Arcade, CA
Previously #562 at 36.2
32.5
#540
Fall River, MA
Previously #503 at 29.0
32.6
#541
El Monte, CA
Previously #539 at 32.2
32.7
#542
Buena Park, CA
Previously #534 at 31.8
32.9
#543
Anaheim, CA
Previously #546 at 33.4
32.9
#544
Thousand Oaks, CA
Previously #515 at 30.0
33.0
#545
Scottsdale, AZ
Previously #538 at 32.2
33.0
#546
Daly City, CA
Previously #535 at 31.9
33.1
#547
Westminster, CA
Previously #571 at 37.9
33.3
#548
Walnut Creek, CA
Previously #560 at 36.1
33.4
#549
Santa Rosa, CA
Previously #493 at 28.1
33.4
#550
Arlington, VA
Previously #527 at 31.4
33.6
#551
South Gate, CA
Previously #521 at 30.8
33.8
#552
San Leandro, CA
Previously #565 at 36.6
34.0
#553
Kirkland, WA
Previously #525 at 31.3
34.2
#554
Union City, CA
Previously #506 at 29.1
34.2
#555
Garden Grove, CA
Previously #529 at 31.4
34.3
#556
Somerville, MA
Previously #543 at 33.0
34.4
#557
Livermore, CA
Previously #547 at 33.5
34.4
#558
Orange, CA
Previously #548 at 34.1
34.8
#559
Huntington Beach, CA
Previously #554 at 35.6
35.0
#560
Carlsbad, CA
Previously #566 at 36.8
35.2
#561
Fremont, CA
Previously #551 at 35.2
35.4
#562
Castro Valley, CA
Previously #558 at 36.0
35.4
#563
Costa Mesa, CA
Previously #552 at 35.4
35.7
   #564
San Jose, CA
Previously 36.3
35.7
#565
Sandy Springs, GA
Previously #557 at 36.0
35.7
#566
New Rochelle, NY
Previously #545 at 33.2
35.8
#567
Washington, DC
Previously #568 at 37.2
35.9
#568
Yorba Linda, CA
Previously #576 at 38.6
36.3
#569
Downey, CA
Previously #550 at 35.1
36.6
#570
East Los Angeles, CA
Previously #513 at 29.9
36.7
#571
Santa Clara, CA
Previously #556 at 35.7
37.1
#572
Pleasanton, CA
Previously #563 at 36.3
37.3
#573
South San Francisco, CA
Previously #569 at 37.5
37.3
#574
Inglewood, CA
Previously #511 at 29.4
37.7
#575
San Mateo, CA
Previously #580 at 40.8
37.7
#576
San Ramon, CA
Previously #549 at 34.5
37.7
#577
Fullerton, CA
Previously #559 at 36.0
38.0
#578
Davis, CA
Previously #584 at 41.9
38.1
#579
Bellevue, WA
Previously #561 at 36.1
38.5
#580
Torrance, CA
Previously #572 at 38.0
38.6
#581
Whittier, CA
Previously #577 at 39.1
38.9
#582
Boulder, CO
Previously #581 at 41.0
38.9
#583
Long Beach, CA
Previously #575 at 38.5
38.9
#584
Seattle, WA
Previously #567 at 37.1
39.1
#585
Redondo Beach, CA
Previously #579 at 40.7
39.2
#586
Burbank, CA
Previously #583 at 41.4
39.4
#587
Alhambra, CA
Previously #573 at 38.4
40.0
#588
New York, NY
Previously #574 at 38.4
40.2
#589
Bethesda, MD
Previously unranked
40.7
#590
Santa Cruz, CA
Previously unranked
41.3
#591
San Clemente, CA
Previously #592 at 47.8
41.6
#592
Urban Honolulu, HI
Previously #587 at 42.6
41.9
#593
Los Angeles, CA
Previously #582 at 41.1
42.4
#594
Alameda, CA
Previously #578 at 40.2
42.8
#595
Hawthorne, CA
Previously #570 at 37.7
43.6
#596
Oakland, CA
Previously #590 at 44.5
44.2
#597
Sunnyvale, CA
Previously #586 at 42.5
44.8
#598
Redwood City, CA
Previously #593 at 48.4
44.9
#599
Pasadena, CA
Previously #585 at 42.0
45.1
#600
Glendale, CA
Previously #589 at 44.1
46.3
#601
Newton, MA
Previously #588 at 44.0
46.6
#602
Santa Barbara, CA
Previously #596 at 51.4
50.4
#603
San Francisco, CA
Previously #595 at 49.3
51.7
#604
Mountain View, CA
Previously #591 at 47.2
52.9
#605
Berkeley, CA
Previously #594 at 49.0
53.5
#606
Santa Monica, CA
Previously #597 at 69.6
61.1
#607
Palo Alto, CA
Previously #599 at 74.3
64.2
#608
Newport Beach, CA
Previously #598 at 71.3
78.1


Data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 1-year estimates for 2017.

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