Best City for US Workers


Once you’ve settled into a city and neighborhood, it is often difficult to move, and rightfully so since community and friends are often seen as important factors to one’s happiness.

But what about the days when you dream about having a possible life in that great city of New York? Well, a recent study shows that New York is very polarizing, while the San Francisco bay area offers much support!!

Workers' Top 10 Preferred Metropolitan Areas

Survey respondents say their preferred, top ten metropolitan areas for job relocation are:

  1. San Diego
  2. San Francisco
  3. New York
  4. Atlanta
  5. Boston
  6. Austin
  7. Denver
  8. Los Angeles
  9. Seattle
  10. Portland, Ore.

The top ten least preferred cities for relocation are (some cities made both lists):

  1. New York
  2. Detroit
  3. Los Angeles
  4. New Orleans
  5. Las Vegas
  6. Albuquerque
  7. Chicago
  8. Dallas-Fort Worth
  9. Omaha
  10. Milwaukee

About The Author

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & co-founder of Checkster. Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.