Philly named one of the worst cities to live in
Philadelphia doesn’t always rank high on lists.
WalletHub, a personal finance website, released a report, “2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in,” which ranked 62 U.S. cities. Unfortunately, the City of Brotherly Love received no love with its rank of 60.
To create this list, the company ranked the cities in terms of “livability, the quality of their health and education systems, economic growth, and tax rates,” among others.
For livability, Philly ranked 60. In terms of education, the city took the 58th spot. For health, Philly ranked 36th. In terms of local economy and taxes, Philly claimed the 52nd spot.
Philly also listed as one of the worst cities to be a driver (60th), one of the “worst school system quality” (48th), and one of the lowest household income (59th).
The only cities that ranked worse than Philly were Memphis (61st) and Detroit (62nd).
The five cities that ranked the best were Austin, TX (1st); Raleigh, NC (2nd); Colorado Springs, CO (3rd); San Jose, CA (4th); and Seattle, WA (5th).