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The 'Old Pueblo' is among the best big cities to live in

Tucson ranks 37th in WalletHub study
Posted: 9:09 AM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-23 15:09:13Z

Big cities are said to hold opportunity, culture and fun activities for everyone -- which is why Tucson is ranked among the best to live in, according to WalletHub.

WalletHub compared the 62 largest cities in the U.S. based on key factors that attract people to the area. Those indicators range from education quality, life expectancy and taxes to job opportunities.

Tucson ranked 37th in the study compared to other cities in Arizona like Mesa and Phoenix. Overall, the Old Pueblo ranked 27th in affordability, 30th based on the economy, 32nd for education and health, 23rd for the quality of life and 54th for safety.

Source: WalletHub

As for the other two Arizona cities that made the list -- Mesa ranked 15th and Phoenix took 27th place. Mesa was among the top cities with the highest homeownership rate but had the fewest restaurants per capita. Phoenix as also among the cities with the fewest restaurants per capita.

Seattle, WA ranked as the best, taking the top spots for 'economy' and 'education and health.' Detroit, Michigan took last place in the study at 62nd.