Cedar Park, Southlake among best small cities to live inCedar Park, Southlake among best small cities to live inhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=233512019-10-29T05:00:00Z2019-10-29T14:00:00Z

​WASHINGTON – Two Texas​ cities have landed on WalletHub's list of the best small American cities in which to live.

Ranking tenth overall, Cedar Park was third in economic health, 49th in affordability, 284th in safety, 369th in education and health, and 393th in quality of life. 

No. 14 Southlake was seventh​ in economic health, 11th in affordability, 229th in safety, 475th in education and health, and 554th in quality of life. 

The North Texas city also had the lowest housing costs and the second highest percent of people with a high school diploma or higher. It was also fourth in both highest homeownership rate and lowest percent of population in poverty. 

Fort Hood had the highest average weekly work hours and lowest homeownership rate. San Juan, Pharr, and Socorro were first, third, and fourth in lowest percent of insured population, respectively. 

Leakwood, Kan. was the best small city to live in, according to the rankings. The rest of the top five were Brentwood, Tenn.; Sammamish, Wash.; Melrose, Mass.; and Carmel, Ind. ​​

WalletHub compared over 1,260 small cities to compile the list. 

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