City in Louisiana named 12th best city in the country for newlyweds, according to study

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)– Lafayette has been named the 12th best city in the country to live in for newlyweds, according to a study by Destify.com.

The study took data from more than 300 cities and compared them across five metrics:

  • Median household income
  • Median home value
  • Number of newlyweds
  • Cost of raising a child
  • Number of restaurants and dining options available

Here are those numbers for Lafayette:

  • Median household income: $61,367
  • Median home cost: $310,000
  • Percent of newlyweds: 20%
  • Affordability score: 60
  • Restaurants and dining: 281 restaurants (per 100,000 people) 

The top 10 cities for newlyweds spread across the Eastern/South-Eastern part of the United States. Those cities are:

  1. Pittsburgh, PA
  2. St. Louis, MO
  3. Orlando, FL
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. Columbia, SC
  6. Baltimore, MD
  7. Little Rock, AR
  8. Savannah, GA
  9. Tyler, TX
  10. Irving, TX

For a full look at the study, you can go to Destify.com

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