King of the hill again. Except this time Southwest Florida has to share space.
In yet another list, Naples made it to the Top 10 today of U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Places to Live in the United States.
Unlike a few other compilations where Naples had the highest spot, the publication gave us the No. 7 slot. Sarasota was close behind at No. 9. And Fort Myers got a not-too-shabby No. 43.
This one ranks the country’s 150 most populous metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects and desirability.
And baby, we are desired, especially because of how well we’ve done economically in this age of COVID-19.
As the U.S. Census and other data I’ve mined recently has shown, Southwest Florida has been a target for many who began re-evaluating where to settle down during the shutdown.
“This year we’re looking at how the most populous metro areas in the U.S. fared…