CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — One Western New York town is getting some national recognition for being a great place to live.
According to a study conducted by smartasset.com, Cheektowaga was named the 'most livable small city in America!'
The ranking took a look at the following categories
- Concentration of entertainment establishments, restaurants, and bars
- Income equality
- Home affordability
- Housing costs
- Healthcare establishments
- Percentage of residents below the poverty line
- Percentage of residents without health insuarance
- Commute time
Specifically, Cheektowaga ranks 11th out of 287 small cities for home affordability, with a home value to household income ratio of 2.23. Additionally, Cheektowaga has the 31st-highest concentration of bars as a percentage of all establishments, at 0.8%. Cheektowaga also has the 33rd-lowest percentage in the study of residents without health insurance, at 3.7%.
The study looked at 287 cities across the county.
Last year Cheektowaga ranked 5th.
You can read the entire study here.