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El Paso Accolades

  • Top High-Performing City- (Governing and Living Cities, 2017)
  • #29 Best Places to Start a Business- (WalletHub, May 2017)
  • #76 Best Places to Live in the U.S.- (U.S. News, January & June 2017)
  • One of the nation’s Best Large Cities for families- (Apartment List, January 2017)
  • #11 Largest Exporter of Goods, Nationwide- (Brookings Institution, September 2016)
  • #7 Best-and-Worst Performing Metropolitan Areas by Change in Prosperity list, 2009-2014 (Metro Monitor 2016, January 2016)
  • #4 Best Place to Live if You Love the Outdoors- (US News, July 2016)
  • #16 America’s Top 20 Best Value Cities (Trivago, 2016)
  • #34 Best and Worst Cities for Recreation- (Wallethub, July 2016)
  • #9 20 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Quality of Life- (US News, June 2016)
  • #4 Among Large Cities for First-time Homebuyers- (WalletHub, June 2016 & El Paso Times)
  • #16 Top 20 Metro Areas to Start a Business in America list (CNBC.com, August 2016)
  • #1 Lowest Crime Rate in the U.S. for a Population of 500,000 and Over for the 5th Year in a Row (FBI- Crime in the United States by MSA 2015, November 2016)
  • Top 25 of Nation's Major Metro Economies- (Brookings metro monitor, January 2016)
  • Top 10 Metropolitan Areas by Change in Prosperity (Brookings metro monitor, February 2016)
  • #5 Best in Nationwide Well-Being Index 2014 (Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, April 2015)
  • #7 Best City for Veterans in the United States 2015 (WalletHub, November 2015)
  • #11 National Tourism Quality Performance Rankings list (Resonance Report, August 2015)
  • 29 Cities allTtwentysomethings Should Pick Up and Move To (Buzzfeed.com, 2015)
  • #3 Best Run (Managed) Cities in America (WalletHub.com, 2015)
  • #4 Small Destination Tourism Quality Performance (Resonance Consultancy, 2015)
  • #5 Best in Nationwide Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, 2015)


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