WalletHub Press Release
With state and city debt levels rising by 22.2 percent between 2007 and 2012 and tax season approaching, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Run Cities in America.
To identify the cities that are spending taxpayer dollars most efficiently, WalletHub tallied the scores of 65 of the most populated U.S. cities on three key expenditure categories, including education, police, and parks and recreation. We define the best-run cities overall as those which receive the highest returns on their public-spending investments.
|Best Run Cities in America||Worst Run Cities in America|
|1||Lubbock, TX||56||St. Paul, MN|
|2||Philadelphia, PA||57||Santa Ana, CA|
|3||El Paso, TX||58||Los Angeles, CA|
|4||Dallas, TX||59||San Jose, CA|
|5||Pittsburgh, PA||60||Oakland, CA|
|6||Corpus Christi, TX||61||Kansas City, MO|
|7||San Antonio, TX||62||New York, NY|
|8||Garland, TX||63||Riverside, CA|
|9||Houston, TX||64||Long Beach, CA|
|10||Fort Wayne, IN||65||Fremont, CA|
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