For the third straight year Marana was named one of Arizona's top 10 cities in which to live by HomeSnacks.com, a website that uses recent data to paint a picture of what’s happening in a region.
Marana was ranked as the No. 10 Best City to Live In by the website. The Town was No. 8 in 2017 and No. 10 in 2016.
The website ranked each place in Arizona across a number of criteria from one to 54 (one being the best). Next, they took the average rank across all criteria, with the city posting the lowest overall score being crowned the winner of the title “Best Place To Live In Arizona”.
The criteria used were:
- Median Home Values
- Median Income
- Population Density (Higher better)
- Unemployment Rate
- Commute Time
- Education Levels
- Health Insurance Coverage
- Poverty rates
- Sources of criteria include the New Census Data and FBI Crime Data.
According to the website, “Marana has a long and illustrious history and its ranking in the top ten of our best places to live is just another notch in its belt.”
Marana had the seventh-highest household median income adjusted for cost of living at $76,484.