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Houston Ranked
#2 Most Irritation Prone Cities
A new study measuring everyday irritations like heat, traffic and household pests ranks major southern cities among the most irr... Read More

Houston Ranked
#4 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Highest Risk)
Weather disasters and quakes: who’s most at risk? The analysis below, by Sperling’s Best Places, a publisher of city rankings... Read More

Houston Ranked
#4 Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters
Hurricane Sandy is a reminder that despite our best efforts to protect ourselves, nature can still bring terrible devasta... Read More

Houston Ranked
#6 Hurricane Hotspots
By analyzing the tracks of tropical storms for the past 100 years, the experts at Sperling’s BestPlaces have ranked which areas ar... Read More

Houston Ranked
#9 Most Congested Cities
To help frustrated nighttime nasal congestion sufferers understand the factors greatly contributing to their chronic nasal congest... Read More

Houston Ranked
#9 Americas Manliest Cites 2011
Rankings for the 3rd Annual Combos Americas Manliest Cities... Read More

Houston Ranked
#10 Most Romantic Cities for Boomers
Home may be where the heart is, but for many baby boomers, home is also where guests stop by unannounced, ""to-do"" lists seem... Read More

Houston Ranked
#11 Best Cities for Teleworking - Extra Large Metro Areas
US Cities ripe for mobile workstyle enabled by Intel(r) Centrino(r) Duo Mobile Technology.... Read More

Houston Ranked
#13 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Between international terrorism and a struggling economy, todays Americans are faced with more stress than ever. In this new s... Read More

Houston Ranked
#15 Sperlings Skincare Wrinkle Ranking
Sperling’s BestPlaces, partnering with RoC® Skincare, a pioneer in anti-aging innovation, unveils new data that demonstrates the c... Read More

Houston Ranked
#16 Best Baseball Cities
The most special month of the year for every baseball fan. The World Series determines the best baseball team, but did you ever w... Read More

Houston Ranked
#16 2005 High Gas Prices
Gas prices recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down. Today the average U.S. family with two drivers p... Read More

Houston Ranked
#17 Most Energetic Cities
We conducted a recent study in partnership with Tahitian Noni International HiroTM, a new healthy beverage line, on ""Most ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#17 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Most Competitive Private Colleges... Read More

Houston Ranked
#18 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our... Read More

Houston Ranked
#19 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
A new analysis, which ranked the 50 worst cities for respiratory infections in the United States, names Greenville, South Caroli... Read More

Houston Ranked
#20 Best and Worst Airports to make a Connection List
Prepare for Delays – and Perhaps “Kissing in Coach” – this Holiday Season... Read More

Houston Ranked
#21 Best Cities for Seniors 2005
A study from Sperlings BestPlaces identifies those places which do the best job of caring for its elderly population. The ""Bes... Read More

Houston Ranked
#21 Wrinkle Ranking Cities Most at Risk for Skin Damage by 2040
THE FACE OF THE FUTURE: ROC® SKINCARE PREDICTS THE MOST WRINKLE-PRONE CITIES IN AMERICA... Read More

Houston Ranked
#22 Most and Least Risky Places for Identity Theft
Sperling’s BestPlaces has released a new study that highlights the cities where residents are at a higher risk for iJack... Read More

Houston Ranked
#24 Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings
Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings.... Read More

Houston Ranked
#24 Best Airports to Make a Connection
The thought of flying during the holidays normally conjures up images of screaming kids with colds, cancelled flights and less-th... Read More

Houston Ranked
#25 Sleepless Cities 2011
Bert Sperling releases the results of his latest study on sleeplessness, and finds that Louisville, Kentucky has the distin... Read More

Houston Ranked
#26 Stressful Cities 2012
Sperling’s BestPlaces, a research firm specializing in livability rankings, has released its new study of major cities with the mo... Read More

Houston Ranked
#29 Cities on the Edge of Greatness
Sperling’s BestPlaces and Edge® Shave Gel Reveal American Cities Poised for Greatness in Sports, Art, Music, Culture.... Read More

Houston Ranked
#30 Failure To Lunch
The Cities Where Workers Can't Get Away From Their Desk Sperling's BestPlaces was commissioned by restaurant ch... Read More

Houston Ranked
#32 America's Riskiest Online Cities
Cybercrime, a threat that affects one in five online shoppers and cost Americans $560 million in 2009 due to online fraud, may hit... Read More

Houston Ranked
#33 Best Block Party Places
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Houston Ranked
#34 Hypertension Hot Spots
A national analysis conducted by Sperling’s BestPlaces identifies the nation’s Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that fa... Read More

Houston Ranked
#35 America’s Least Manly Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#36 Healthiest Cities
The Centrum® Healthiest Cities Study, First of Its Kind, Seeks to Inspire Americans to Achieve a Balanced, Healthy Lifestyle... Read More

Houston Ranked
#36 Fiscally Fit Cities Report
State Farm Insurance and BestPlaces have released the Fiscally Fit Cities Report revealing that fewer than half of American ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#39 America’s Manliest Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#39 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays – which cities have the biggest holiday crush of travelers? Here are the 100 U.S. cities which show ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#40 America’s Manliest Sports Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Houston Ranked
#43 America's Most Playful Cities
Dove Chocolate teams up with Sperling’s BestPlaces to find the cities where people are being the most playful, and where ther... Read More

Houston Ranked
#44 America's Best Cities for a Healthy Retirement
Retirement used to mean heading South to bake in the sun, spending the rest of one’s life playing tennis, golf and shuffleboar... Read More

Houston Ranked
#46 High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
Gas prices have recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down any time soon. The average U.S. family with tw... Read More

Houston Ranked
#48 Best and Worst Cities for Sleep
As our lifestyle becomes increasingly stressful due to work, relationships, and world events, the need for sleep becomes eve... Read More

Houston Ranked
#72 America’s Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating
Hooking that hottie is hard enough without the odds stacked against you, so the city researchers at Sperling’s BestPlaces have ide... Read More

Houston Ranked
#74 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Bars and clubs that promote the ubiquitous "Ladies Night" might be surprised to find their citys gender gap favors the men. S... Read More

Houston Ranked
#82 The Most Single Cities
As interesting as the nation as a whole is trending, Sperling said, we want to see which places had the greatest percentage of si... Read More

Houston Ranked
#95 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Everybody gets a headache now and then, but did you know that the severe headaches known as migraines affect over 29 million Am... Read More

Houston Ranked
#96 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Scientists are warning that raging brush fires could become routine. Florida is running out of water to meet the needs of its grow... Read More

Houston Ranked
#99 Most Comfortable Summer Cities
When it comes to summer and its accompanying hot weather, there are so many beautiful things - beach days, barbecues, revea... Read More

Houston Ranked
#105 2005 Best Places to Live
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Houston Ranked
#158 2005 Best Places to Live
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Houston Ranked
#248 Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla... Read More

Rankings for Buffalo

Buffalo Ranked
#2 The Best Cities to Relocate to in America
Relocation is sometimes a sound solution for increasing unemployment rates and fewer secure jobs. Many people are considering rel... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#6 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Large Metros)
EIGHTH ANNUAL FARMERS INSURANCE STUDY RANKS THE MOST SECURE PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S. Pittsburgh rated country’s most secure lar... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#6 Most Energetic Cities
We conducted a recent study in partnership with Tahitian Noni International HiroTM, a new healthy beverage line, on ""Most ... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#7 Hypertension Hot Spots
A national analysis conducted by Sperling’s BestPlaces identifies the nation’s Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that fa... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#8 Most Comfortable Summer Cities
When it comes to summer and its accompanying hot weather, there are so many beautiful things - beach days, barbecues, revea... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#12 America’s Manliest Sports Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#18 Most Romantic Cities for Boomers
Home may be where the heart is, but for many baby boomers, home is also where guests stop by unannounced, ""to-do"" lists seem... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#19 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Large Metro Areas)
Safety and security are among the most basic human needs, and a safe, secure environment in which to live, work and raise a famil... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#21 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our l... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#23 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
US Cities ripe for mobile workstyle enabled by Intel(r) Centrino(r) Duo Mobile Technology.... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#23 America's Best Cities for a Healthy Retirement
Retirement used to mean heading South to bake in the sun, spending the rest of one’s life playing tennis, golf and shuffleboar... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#28 The Most Single Cities
As interesting as the nation as a whole is trending, Sperling said, we want to see which places had the greatest percentage of si... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#28 2005 High Gas Prices
Gas prices recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down. Today the average U.S. family with two drivers p... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#31 America’s Least Manly Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#31 Best Baseball Cities
The most special month of the year for every baseball fan. The World Series determines the best baseball team, but did you ever w... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#32 Cities on the Edge of Greatness
Sperling’s BestPlaces and Edge® Shave Gel Reveal American Cities Poised for Greatness in Sports, Art, Music, Culture.... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#32 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Everybody gets a headache now and then, but did you know that the severe headaches known as migraines affect over 29 million Am... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#34 Americas Manliest Cites 2011
Rankings for the 3rd Annual Combos Americas Manliest Cities... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#35 America’s Manliest Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#36 Best Block Party Places
Best Block Party Places... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#39 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Bars and clubs that promote the ubiquitous "Ladies Night" might be surprised to find their citys gender gap favors the men. S... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#46 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
A new analysis, which ranked the 50 worst cities for respiratory infections in the United States, names Greenville, South Caroli... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#46 Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings
Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings.... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#47 Most Irritation Prone Cities
A new study measuring everyday irritations like heat, traffic and household pests ranks major southern cities among the most irr... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#47 Failure To Lunch
The Cities Where Workers Can't Get Away From Their Desk Sperling's BestPlaces was commissioned by restaurant ch... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#49 Most and Least Risky Places for Identity Theft
Sperling’s BestPlaces has released a new study that highlights the cities where residents are at a higher risk for iJack... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#53 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Scientists are warning that raging brush fires could become routine. Florida is running out of water to meet the needs of its grow... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#71 High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
Gas prices have recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down any time soon. The average U.S. family with tw... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#86 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Between international terrorism and a struggling economy, todays Americans are faced with more stress than ever. In this new s... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#86 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays – which cities have the biggest holiday crush of travelers? Here are the 100 U.S. cities which show ... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#181 Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla... Read More

Buffalo Ranked
#205 2005 Best Places to Live
2005 Best Places to Live Study.... Read More


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Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

Reviews for Buffalo    82 Reviews
Buffalo, The Armpit of the United States - 11/8/2019
I grew up in WNY and have lived in various parts of the inner city as well as the surrounding suburbs. After recently relocating to MN I can honestly say that things are... Read More

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Hype - 5/4/2019
The average low temperature is 40 degrees and even in the summer you need a long sleeve shirt at night, with the exception of a handful of days. The city and surrounding... Read More

Friendly place with better weather than you think - 4/18/2019
I am a current resident of Buffalo. I grew up outside Buffalo proper (by the Bills stadium), lived in the West Side for a few years, left the area for almost a decade,... Read More

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