Source: WalletHub

San Jose was named 2016‚Äôs 6th Best Large City to Live in, in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com.

A WalletHub representative says they’ve taken the guesswork out of finding the right city for urban dwellers by evaluating the 62 largest U.S. cities in terms 31 relevant metrics, including health- and education-system quality, economic growth and tax burden.

San Jose ranked 7th [ (1=Best; 31=Avg.)] within the ‚ÄúCities with the Fastest Growing Economies‚Äù category, 20th for ‚ÄúJob Market,‚Äù and 21 in ‚ÄúLocal Economy & Taxes‚Äù‚Äìa ranking that places it higher than the national average score of 31.

Here’s a few other categories San Jose outpaced the rest of the country in:

  • 3rd‚Äì ‚ÄúMost Diverse Cities in America‚Äù Ranking
  • 2nd‚Äì School System Quality Score
  • 7th‚Äì ‚ÄúMost and Least Educated Cities‚Äù Ranking
  • 2nd‚Äì % of Adults in Excellent or Very Good Health
  • 2nd‚Äì % of Adults Eating Vegetables Less than Once Daily
  • 8th‚Äì Household Income Adjusted by Cost of Living
  • 4th ‚Äì ‚ÄúBest & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities‚Äù Ranking
  • 1st ‚Äì Percentage of the Population Smoking Daily
  • 15th ‚Äì Cholesterol Check
  • 1st ‚Äì Obesity
  • 7th ‚Äì Participation in Physical Activities

Read the rest of the report here.

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