A recent study conducted by a company called CreditDonkey, a credit card comparison company, ranks Hickory as North Carolina’s ninth best city in which to live.
The study focused on five key factors:
- odds of being a victim of a violent crime,
- commute time,
- residents who attended some college, and
- restaurants per capita.
Hickory was recognized for its furniture industry, its proximity to the mountains and to the Catawba River; its relatively short commute times; and its abundance of restaurants.
The top ten are:
7. New Bern
For more information, visit www.creditdonkey.com/live-north-carolina.html.