The 10 Best-Run, Worst-Run US CitiesNewser — Jenn Gidman
Running a city on a regular day is no small task; doing so during a pandemic, and with protests happening around the country against police brutality, imposes even more challenges.
WalletHub took a look at 150 of the most populous cities in America, analyzing more than three dozen metrics—across such categories as financial, safety, health, education, the economy, and infrastructure and pollution—to determine how efficient those cities' operations are.
Here, the 10 best-run and worst-run cities across the nation:
- Nampa, Idaho (No. 1 in "Total Budget per Capita" category)
- Boise, Idaho
- Provo, Utah
- Las Cruces, NM
- Durham, NC
- Lexington-Fayette, Ky.
- Missoula, Mont.
- Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Virginia Beach, Va.
- Nashua, NH
- Washington, DC (last in "Total Budget per Capita" category)
- San Francisco
- Gulfport, Miss.
- Chattanooga, Tenn.
- New York
- Hartford, Conn.
- Oakland, Calif.
- Flint, Mich.
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This article originally appeared on Newser: The 10 Best-Run, Worst-Run US Cities