MoVoto ranks St. Clair Shores #1 city in Macomb County! MoVoto, an award-wining and prestigious online real estate brokerage based in California, recently ranked cities and townships in Michigan in terms of overall “best,” based on the following six criteria:
Amenities (shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.)
Cost of living (percent above or below state average)
Crime (percent above or below state average)
Education (student to teacher ratio compared to state average)
Employment (income and unemployment compared to state average)
Home value (percent above or below state average)
They started with a list of the 50 most populous cities and townships in Michigan, then gave each city a rank from one to 50 in the individual criteria above based on the data, with one being the best possible score. Then, then they averaged the criteria together for each city and gave it an overall Big Deal Score. The lower this number was, the higher the city ranked. St. Clair Shores ranked #1 in Macomb County (#17 overall)…#16 in amenities, #36 in cost of living…#11 in crime…#18 in education…#10 in employment…#24 in home value with an “Big-Deal. Of course, we knew all along that St. Clair Shores was #1 in Macomb County. That’s why we’ve made it our homeport! Click on http://www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/t10-best-cities-in-michigan/ for the full report.