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Philly Gets Ranked for Real Estate, and Falls Largely in the Middle

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Map via WalletHub

We know that Philly home sales are cresting, having increased by 13.8 percent from 2014-2015. But how are we doing in other measures?

Here's the official tally, folks. Our overall city rank of 138 (where 1 is the best, and 150 is average) takes the following measures into account:

281st – Median Household Annual Income Adjusted for Cost of Living
102nd – Housing Affordability
112th – Real-Estate Tax Rate
46th – Rent-to-Price Ratio
172nd – Median Home-Price Appreciation
249th – Average Home Square Footage
269th – Violent Crime Rate
153rd – Property Crime Rate
194th – Total Home-Energy Cost
125th - Living Environment

Which city is #1? Glad you asked. It's Overland Park, KS. Yep.

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