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Rankings

Overland Park is consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the nation by national consumer and trade publications including the following:

2016

2015

2014

  • 10 Absolute Best Housing Markets for Families — Housing Wire, 2014
  • Top 10 Best Cities for Kids 2014 (#3) — Livability, 2014
  • Best Cities for Families (#3) — WalletHub.com, 2014
  • Highest Educated Workforce (#2)  — WalletHub.com, 2014
  • Top 10 Most Intelligent Mid-Sized Cities (#1) — MyLife.com, 2014
  • The 10 Best Cities for Newlyweds (#5) — MyLife.com, 2014
  • Johnson County one of the easiest places to live (#11) – ranked by the New York Times, 2014
  • Best Places to Live (#39) –  Money, 2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Top 100 Places to Live – RelocateAmerica, 2011
  • Top 10 Small Cities for Quality of Life – fDi American Cities of the Future, 2011
  • Top 25 Suburbs for Retirement – Forbes, 2011

2010

  • Top 10 Best Places to Live (#7) – CNN Money Magazine, 2010
  • Best Places to Reinvent Your Life in Retirement (#10) – U.S. News & World Report, 2010
  • Top 20 Where Homes are Affordable – CNN Money Magazine, 2010
  • Top 50 Safest Cities – CQ Press, 2010
  • Top 100 U.S. Wealth Centers – Business Journal, 2010

2009

  • America’s Best Places to Grow Up – U.S. News & World Report, 2009
  • America’s Top Adventure Towns – National Geographic Adventure, 2009
  • Top 26 “6-Figure Towns” – CNN Money Magazine, 2009
  • Top 5 Places to Start a Business – Fox Business News, 2009
  • One of the Best Places in America to Move – Forbes, 2009
  • America’s Best Affordable Places to Retire – Business Week, 2009
  • Best Places to Raise Kids – Business Week, 2009
  • Top City for Startup Businesses – Business Week, 2009

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