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13 Reasons To Drop Everything And Move To This One Kentucky City

Our state is known for horse racing, bourbon and beauty, but where is the best place to call home? In 2016, Livability recognized Lexington as #81 out of the 100 best U.S. cities to live in. This beautiful and historic community in the midst of horse country thrives with a vibrancy and ambition that includes its citizens, businesses and community structure. The source’s overall decision was based on populations between 20,000 and 350,000, along with data collected according to the NYU School of Professional Studies, “Initiative for Creativity and Innovation in Cities”. The data utilized included; cost of living, household income. crime rate, education, health care, entertainment options, along with a few other things. Lexington has made a regular appearance on the Livability top 100 list since 2013.

There are an abundance of great reasons to live in Lexington Kentucky, and here are 13 of them:

Those who live in Lexington Kentucky know why it’s a great place to call home. Livability recognized the positive aspects of our second largest city, and I’m passing them along to you. We have plenty of fantastic towns to live in all across this state, but Lexington has got the numbers since 2013. What is your favorite thing about Lexington? Or, what city do you think should have been recognized instead?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.