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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Fayetteville ranks 10th in U.S. News ‘Best Places to Live’

City of Fayetteville AR; Number 10 Best Places to live by US News. Families at a Gulley Park concert

May 16, 2023

Contact: Lisa Thurber
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Fayetteville ranks 10th in U.S. News ‘Best Places to Live’

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — For the eighth year in a row, Fayetteville has been selected as one of U.S. News & World Report’s top 10 Best Places to Live in the U.S. In its new rankings, Fayetteville was listed at No. 10.

The publication uses data from trusted sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, FBI, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. News's own internal resources, to create indexes on the job market, housing affordability, quality of life, desirability and net migration to rank 150 cities across the country. Since 2016, Fayetteville has appeared among the top 10 in this ranking.

For more information about the 2023-24 Best Places To Live rankings from U.S. News & World Report, visit

To learn more about why Fayetteville ranks so high on this U.S. News & World Report best-of list – and others, such as Fastest Growing Places and Cheapest Places to Live – visit


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