Category Archives: Rankings

The Most Expensive U.S. ZIP Codes (2012 Edition)

Using data compiled by real estate market data firm Altos Research, Forbes Magazine recently presented America’s most expensive ZIP codes for 2012.

Carmel, Indiana Rated Top Mid-Sized U.S. City For 2012

From a list of 744 eligible towns nationwide, Carmel, Indiana ranked first in CNNMoney’s Top Places To Live 2012.

Top 10 U.S. Cities For Public Parks

Parks help cities to attract home buyers, to retain retired homeowners, and to raise home values. And now, with the creation of ParkScore, it’s easy to compare park systems between cities.

10 Cities Projecting Home Value Increases Through 2013

Nationwide, the U.S. housing market is showing signs of recovery. Some markets are expected to recover more quickly than others.

America’s 10 Richest Counties

There are 3,033 counties in the United States. Which 10 are the richest in terms of median household income? Not surprisingly, those near major economic centers rank high.

America’s 20 Best Small Towns published a list of America’s 20 Best Small Towns.

The Top 10 Cities In Which To Raise A Family

Looking for a great place to raise a family? Forbes Magazine has a list that may help you.

Top 10 Sunniest Cities In the United States

As compared to gloomy days, do “sunny days” put you in a good mood? See where your city ranks on the Sunniest Cities list.

America’s Best Places To Raise A Family, Listed By State

BusinessWeek recently released its 2011 America’s Best Place to Raise a Family rankings. College-town Blacksburg, Virginia took top honors, breaking a 2-year win streak for the Chicago, Illinois region.

Ranking The Best Places To Live In The U.S. (2011 Edition)

Using Quality of Life factors such as education, crime and “town spirit”, and focusing on towns with between 8,500 and 50,000 residents, CNNMoney ranks the country’s best “small towns”.