Source: WalletHub

Notice right away how many of these cities are in our part of the country

I’ve visited two of the top 5 in just the last week and both are surrounded by construction cranes and new housing developments.

While some have turned more politically blue in recent years most still have very traditional government cultures.  I’ve visited two of the top 5 in just the last week and both are surrounded by construction cranes and new housing developments.

While some may not like the growth and in the long run it could change rankings there is a reason people like living in highly efficient places.  It’s good for the personal bottom line, your family and your safety.

The growth is truly the wild-card factor.  Provo is near the top of the list but its crime ridden neighbor, Salt Lake City, has dropped to 34th overall.  A thank you to WalletHub for the ranking data.