According to personal finance website WalletHub, Fredericksburg has the best quality of life in any American small city.
The list, “2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities in America,” was released Tuesday and ranks Fredericksburg as the 37th best overall small city out of 1,268 in America to live in, but first when it comes to quality of life.
The quality of life metric was based on commute time, how much the average person works, amenities such as restaurants, coffee shops and fitness centers and the number of new people moving in.
The other metrics included in a city’s overall score were affordability, economic health and education & health.
The city also came in first for the number of restaurants per capita. In that category, Fredericksburg tied with Sarasota, Myrtle Beach and Duluth.