Chamber of Commerce Report Reveals Indiana’s Best Cities to Live In for 2019

(UNDATED) – recently released the 2019 report detailing the best cities to live in for each state. Bloomington placed first, with Bedford placing 46th on the list.

The comprehensive analysis behind this report looks at cities with populations of more than 25,000 and covers five essential factors: employment, housing, quality of life, education, and health.

In total, more than 2,500 cities were examined and given rankings on a per-state basis. intends to highlight the cities that have either improved overall livability for their residents or have upheld their existing high standards. 

The top three cities in Indiana are Bloomington, Carmel, and Fishers.

See the complete list of rankings for cities in your state:

According to the US Census Bureau, tens of millions of Americans relocate every year to improve their living situation in one way or another: some for reduced cost of living and housing, others for better employment opportunities, and others for an improved quality of life outside of finances. The Best Cities to Live report gives these families a concrete list of cities to consider before making the big move.

Researchers at gathered information from both the U.S. Census Bureau and the Centers for Disease Control for more than 2,500 cities. Rankings were then determined by designating different sets of data to one of the aforementioned five factors (employment, housing, quality of life, education, and health) and assigning appropriate weights to each.

Lastly, it should be noted that a handful of cities were omitted due to lacking requisite information.