Lexington, KY Ranks #6 Best Run City

Lexington Kentucky has ranked #6 Best Run City in US from a study run by WalletHub.

You can read WalletHub’s original report here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-run-cities/22869/

Whether you’re considering a move to the bluegrass, or just love knowing you’re living in one of the greatest communities on Earth, WalletHub’s most recent report will give you some peace.

Lexington, KY has been ranked as 6th best run city in the country according to a variety of factors.

In order to make such a comparison, we examined each city’s performance on six key indicators, including financial stability, education, health, safety, economy as well as infrastructure, and pollution.  

We then combined these categories to construct an “Overall City Services” ranking against which we measured the cities’ total per-capita budgets in order to reveal their budgeting efficiency.

From WalletHub Report Writer, Richie Bernardo

Lexington ranked in the top 18% for Overall City Services and 6th in our per-capita budget, putting as as the 6th overall best run city in the country!  As comparison – Washington DC was dead-last at #150.

hospital bed pngLexington also tied for the #1 position of Most Hospital Beds per Capita.

Check out WalletHub’s interactive graphic below to see how other Metropolitan areas measure up!

Source: WalletHub

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