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Maine city ranked one of top 10 best places to live in US

Maine city ranked one of top 10 best places to live in US
Maine city ranked one of top 10 best places to live in US
Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 7:22 PM EDT
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PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Portland has been named one of the top 10 best places to live in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Portland ranked 8th in this year’s report. The city was graded on its quality of life, job market, value of living and desirability.

The report highlighted the city’s dining and arts scene, as well as Portland’s dozens of small businesses.

U.S. News and World Report also recognized some of the challenges Portland faces with development and lack of affordable housing.

Portland was the only New England city to make the top 30. Boston was ranked 31.

The top-ranked city was Boulder, Colorado.

Below is a look at the top 10 rankings:

  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Raleigh & Durham, North Carolina
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Austin, Texas
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Naples, Florida
  • Portland, Maine
  • Sarasota, Florida
  • (The Other) Portland, Oregon

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