Pittsburgh. According to Money Magazine, Pittsburgh’s two universities – University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon – help draw high technology companies. And that draw is exactly why people are finding Pittsburgh THE place to live right now.
Pittsburgh has focused on computer-related jobs. That field has grown twice the national average in the Steel City. And while unemployment rates are slightly higher than the national average, they are well below other industrial cities. With housing prices much lower than other big cities, Pittsburgh seems to have hit its stride.
What cities round out the top five? Check out Money Magazine’s article.