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Fiscally Fit Cities List


Top 50 Fiscally Fit Cities List

To measure the Fiscal Fitness of the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, Sperling’s BestPlaces used criteria divided into three overarching categories of investment, life insurance coverage and quality of life. Find out more about the Methodology.

City Rankings

1 Salt Lake City-Ogden UT
2 Portland-Vancouver OR-WA
3 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater FL
4 Pittsburgh PA
5 Orlando FL
6 Minneapolis-St. Paul MN-WI
7 Fort Lauderdale FL
8 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett WA
9 Indianapolis IN
10 Phoenix-Mesa AZ
11 Fort Worth-Arlington TX
12 Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point NC
13 Kansas City MO-KS
14 Atlanta GA
15 Nassau-Suffolk NY
16 Philadelphia PA-NJ
17 New Haven-Meriden CT
18 Bergen-Passaic NJ
19 Sacramento CA
20 St. Louis MO-IL
21 Columbus OH
22 Detroit MI
23 Denver CO
24 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
25 Nashville TN
26 Washington DC-MD-VA
27 Las Vegas NV-AZ
28 Dallas TX
29 San Francisco CA
30 Baltimore MD
31 Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria OH
32 Austin-San Marcos TX
33 San Antonio TX
34 Newark NJ
35 Cincinnati OH-KY-IN
36 Houston TX
37 San Diego CA
38 San Jose CA
39 Riverside-San Bernardino CA
40 Boston MA-NH-ME
41 Oakland CA
42 Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill NC
43 Orange County CA
44 New York NY
45 Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News VA-NC
46 Milwaukee-Waukesha WI
47 New Orleans LA
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach CA
49 Chicago IL
50   Miami FL

More information: Methodology