Colorado Springs named most ‘desirable' city in US, Denver ranked 10th

Posted at 12:34 PM, Jul 30, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Given the choice to live anywhere in the country, more people would choose Colorado Springs than any other city, according to a new ranking from U.S. News and World Report.

Colorado Springs surpassed Honolulu to take the top spot after being in second place for the past two years.

Hawaii’s capital actually dropped to fourth place while Portland moved into second and San Diego came in third.

What about Denver? The Mile High City was named the 10th most desirable city.

Here are the top 10 most “desirable” cities, according to U.S. News and World Report:

1.    Colorado Springs, CO
2.    Portland, OR
3.    San Diego, CA
4.    Honolulu, HI
5.    Seattle, WA
6.    Austin, TX
7.    San Francisco, CA
8.    Ft. Myers, FL
9.    New York, NY
10.    Denver, CO

Don’t get this ranking confused with U.S. News and World Report’s other “best cities” list, which has Colorado Springs in second place. Denver comes in third on that list.

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