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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

2014′s Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities

The information listed in the '2014′s Best and Worst Cities for People with Disabilities' determined by the consumer finance website WalletHub. To identify the cities with the most suitable conditions for individuals with disabilities, WalletHub analyzed the 150 most populated cities across three key dimensions. Namely, they include the “economic environment,” “quality of life,” “health care accessibility and quality.” All dimensions were weighted equally. Then identified 23 key metrics that are relevant to those dimensions. The data set is listed in the full report.

Overland Park, Kan. is Ranked #1 in the analysis of the nation’s 150 most populated cities. The list continues the top five cities for people with disabilities are Lubbock, Texas and with three Arizona towns — Peoria, Scottsdale and Chandler. On the bottom of the list, Providence, R.I. #150. With Chicago, IL. coming in at a Ranking of #141.


For the WalletHub detailed report of the '2014′s Best and Worst Cities for People with Disabilities': CLICK HERE 

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