Arkansas earned bragging rights after U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings of the 100 best places to live in the United States were released.
As shown in the fancy graphic below from the Twitter account for Razorbacks football recruiting, the outlet named Fayetteville as the top town within the SEC footprint and the country’s fifth-best location overall. The top 4 choices in the United States were as follows: Austin; Denver; San Jose, Calif., and Washington, D.C.
You can view the full rankings here. The outlet analyzed the 100 most populous metro areas to find the best places in the country to live. To be ranked near the top of the list, “a place had to have good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market and a high quality of life,” per the rankings’ website.
For what it’s worth, Nashville came in 13th. Columbia, S.C. (56th), Knoxville, Tenn. (61st) and Baton Rouge, La. (63rd), also made appearances but were ranked much lower.
— Arkansas Football Recruiting (@RazorbackFBRec) February 12, 2018
There you have it, Arkansas fans. Enjoy these bragging rights, even if they don’t come with a championship trophy to wave in front of SEC rivals.
If you live in Fayetteville, you likely have it pretty good.