Living in Indianapolis
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With an appealing blend of big-city amenities, cosmopolitan style, small-town charm and affordability, the Indianapolis area is consistently ranked among the best places to live:
“Ranked among the best places for business and careers in 2013”—Forbes in August 2013 called Indianapolis one of the best places to live and work based on the cost of doing business, job growth, educational attainment and population.
CNNMoney.com ranked Indianapolis as the #2 most affordable city to buy a house in 2011; they also named five Indianapolis suburbs in their list of top 100 Best Places to Live among smaller cities.
“Most affordable places to live well”—The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index has repeatedly ranked Indianapolis as the most affordable major U.S. housing market since 2005.