North Dakota Has One of the Best College Towns in the Country
Where could it be? Smart Asset recently published the Best College Towns in America list and there is a college town in North Dakota that made the top ten list.
The team looked at 5 factors to determine this list for 2015-
- Discretionary Income (DI) – average yearly income for city minus average yearly 2 bedroom rent for that city
- Number of arts, entertainment and recreation establishments per 100,000 people (A&L)
- Unemployment Rate (UE)
- Number of Violent Crimes per 100,000 people (VC)
- Number of Property Crimes per 100,000 people (PC)
Grand Forks is home to the University of North Dakota. It has the fourth lowest unemployment rate of any college town in America at 3%. College hockey fans will be especially keen on Grand Forks. Along with rating as one of America’s best college towns to live in.
Grand Forks is also the top hockey college town to live in!