Pew's Best Cities

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A survey by the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project released Thursday puts Orlando behind Denver, San Diego and Seattle as the city most respondents would like to live. Detroit, Cleveland and Cincinnati ranked at the bottom of the list.<br>
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<b>Where American's Want to Live</b><br>
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<tr class="tableizer-firstrow"><td>Rank</td><td>City</td><td>Would like to live here
</td></tr> <tr><td>1</td><td>Denver</td><td>43%
</td></tr> <tr><td>2</td><td>San Diego</td><td>40%
</td></tr> <tr><td>3</td><td> Seattle</td><td>38%
</td></tr> <tr><td>4</td><td>Orlando</td><td>34%
</td></tr> <tr><td>5</td><td> Tampa</td><td>34%
</td></tr> <tr><td>6</td><td>San Francisco</td><td>34%
</td></tr> <tr><td>7</td><td>Phoenix</td><td>33%
</td></tr> <tr><td>8</td><td>Portland</td><td>31%
</td></tr> <tr><td>9</td><td>Sacarmento</td><td>29%
</td></tr> <tr><td>10</td><td>San Antonio</td><td>29%
</td></tr> <tr><td>11</td><td>Boston</td><td>28%
</td></tr> <tr><td>12</td><td>Miami</td><td>28%
</td></tr> <tr><td>13</td><td>Atlanta </td><td>26%
</td></tr> <tr><td>14</td><td> Washington, DC</td><td>25%
</td></tr> <tr><td>15</td><td> New York</td><td>24%
</td></tr> <tr><td>16</td><td>Dallas</td><td>24%
</td></tr> <tr><td>17</td><td> Philadelphia</td><td>24%
</td></tr> <tr><td>18</td><td>Chicago</td><td>24%
</td></tr> <tr><td>19</td><td>Houston</td><td>23%
</td></tr> <tr><td>20</td><td>Las Vegas</td><td>23%
</td></tr> <tr><td>21</td><td>Riverside</td><td>23%
</td></tr> <tr><td>22</td><td>Los Angeles</td><td>21%
</td></tr> <tr><td>23</td><td>Baltimore </td><td>20%
</td></tr> <tr><td>24</td><td>St. Louis</td><td>18%
</td></tr> <tr><td>25</td><td>Pittsburgh</td><td>17%
</td></tr> <tr><td>26</td><td>Minneapolis </td><td>16%
</td></tr> <tr><td>27</td><td>Kansas City</td><td>15%
</td></tr> <tr><td>28</td><td>Cincinnati</td><td>13%
</td></tr> <tr><td>29</td><td>Cleveland</td><td>10%
</td></tr> <tr><td>30</td><td>Detroit </td><td>8%
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A survey by the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project released Thursday puts Orlando behind Denver, San Diego and Seattle as the city most respondents would like to live. Detroit, Cleveland and Cincinnati ranked at the bottom of the list.

Where American's Want to Live

RankCityWould like to live here
1Denver43%
2San Diego40%
3 Seattle38%
4Orlando34%
5 Tampa34%
6San Francisco34%
7Phoenix33%
8Portland31%
9Sacarmento29%
10San Antonio29%
11Boston28%
12Miami28%
13Atlanta 26%
14 Washington, DC25%
15 New York24%
16Dallas24%
17 Philadelphia24%
18Chicago24%
19Houston23%
20Las Vegas23%
21Riverside23%
22Los Angeles21%
23Baltimore 20%
24St. Louis18%
25Pittsburgh17%
26Minneapolis 16%
27Kansas City15%
28Cincinnati13%
29Cleveland10%
30Detroit 8%

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