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Study: The best and worst places to live in Louisiana

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A study ranks the best and worst places to live in the state of Louisiana.

The study, conducted by website homesnacks.com, analyzed 109 cities with a population of 5,000 or more taking into account numerous factors.

The criteria include:

  • Highest unemployment rates 
  • Adjusted median income (median income adjusted for the cost of living) 
  • High housing vacancy rate 
  • Education (low expenditures per student and low student teacher ratio) 
  • Population density (the lower the worse) 
  • Long commute times 
  • High crime 
  • The worst weather

To view the full study, click here.

For a full ranking of Louisiana cities with a population of over 5,000, click here.

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