AREA CITIES RANK HIGH
Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 -- 2:17 pm
Posted by Riley Hebert-News Director
A couple area cities are among the best places to live according to a new report.
Forbes Magazine compared 126 cities with a population under 100,000 and ranked them on five quality-of-life measures: short commute times, percentage of adults with a high school degree, median household income, rate of home ownership and housing affordability.
Dubuque, Iowa, was ranked No. 1 overall, followed by Manitowoc, Wis., Marquette, Mich. And Midland, Mich.
Marshfield ranked number five, followed by Stevens Point, which ranked sixth.