Website Livability.com just released its top ten ranking of the “10 Best Downtowns 2014.” Livability.com based its rankings on population growth, ratio of residents to jobs, income growth, home vacancy rates, affordability of housing and retail and office vacancy rates.
Based on these areas, Indianapolis ranked #3.
Part of Indy’s winning description includes:
“The number of people living in downtown Indianapolis, Ind., is on track to double by 2020. It’s easy to see why young professionals and families are attracted to the area, which includes revitalized historic neighborhoods, new luxury condos and loft apartments overlooking the Central Canal. Living downtown puts people within walking distance to restaurants, entertainment districts, professional sports venues and parks.”
Fort Worth, Texas ranked #1 and Providence, Rhode Island took the #2 spot.