Salt Lake City UT
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Civics 54
Demographics 45
Economy 69
Education 66
Health 56
Housing 64
Infrastructure 57

#90. Salt Lake City, UT

Appearing frequently on our Best Places list is Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah that has managed to maintain the feel of a tight-knit town throughout its growth and evolution. 

Salt Lake City is known for its affordability and outdoor attractions like spacious parks, national forests and ski resorts. Three high-rated hospitals serve the community, along with academic options like the University of Utah. SLC is regarded as the industrial banking center of America, which helps keep the economy here strong. A growing creative class helps Salt Lake City’s cultural scene thrive, with a constant stream of events, concerts and festivals.

The city also earned a spot on’s list of 10 Best Places to Retire this year, proving it’s a great place to live for all ages.

Find out more about the good life in Salt Lake City, and why you might want to move there.

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