A ranking by U.S. news of the 125 most populous US metro areas to find the best places to live.

us_cities_ranked

Format

A data frame with 125 rows and 26 variables:

us_news_rank

integer. Ranking by U.S. News

city

character. City name

state

character. State name, abbreviated

state_full

character. State name, full

metro_population

double. Population of meto area

average_annual_salary

double. Average annual salary

avg_temp_high_f

double. Average high temperature in ºF

avg_temp_low_f

double. Average low temperature in ºF

median_age

double. Median population age

median_home_price

double. Median home price

avg_annual_rainfall_in

double. Average annual rainfall in inches

unemployment_rate

double. Unemployment rate

median_monthly_rent

double. Median monthly rent cost

avg_commute_time_mins

double. Average commute times in minutes

percent_single

double. Percent of metro population that is single

total_students

double. Total number of students

total_teachers

double. Total number of teaches

violent_crime

double. Crime rates per 100,000 people

property_crime

double. Crime rates per 100,000 people

link

character. Link to url on usanews.com

lat

double. Latitude of metro area

lon

double. Longitude of metro area

lat_min

double. Latitude minimum bounding box of metro area

lat_max

double. Latitude maximum bounding box of metro area

lon_min

double. Longitude minimum bounding box of metro area

lon_max

double. Longitude maximum bounding box of metro area

References

https://data.world/dataremixed/125-us-cities-ranked-2019, https://realestate.usnews.com/places/rankings/best-places-to-live