Wallethub, a personal finance website, has named Leawood as the nation’s best small city, up from #3 in 2017.
Leawood tops the 2018 list of “Best Small Cities in America” which compared more than 1,200 cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000. Of all the cities included, Leawood had the strongest “affordability” ranking based on median household income, cost of living, homeownership rates and housing costs.
The list ranked cities based on five factors: affordability, economic health, education, quality of life and safety.
For the complete list of all the cities and the rankings on the various metrics, visit the article on WalletHub.