Quality of Life

One of the best places in the nation to live, work and play

Greater Cincinnati is a place where anyone can make a difference. In 2014, Livability.com ranked the region as one of the best places in the nation to live; and in 2015, MSN Money ranked Cincinnati as the fifth most-affordable city in the U.S. Here are a few reasons Greater Cincinnati is such a great place to live:

  • Average commute time: 24 minutes
  • Among cities with lowest costs of living in the nation
  • Annual festivals and events consistently ranked best in the nation, including the world's second-largest Oktoberfest
  • Home to four professional sports teams, world-class art, beautiful parks and diverse dining options
  • Ranked best city in the U.S. for recreation (WalletHub, 2015)
  • Ranked tenth most-compassionate city (YouCaring, 2015)
  • Earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Municipal Equality Index for LGBT inclusiveness 
  • Ranked sixth in the country for foodies (WalletHub, 2015)