"We see travelers all the time who tell us they are interested in moving to Fayetteville," said Kym Hughes, executive director of the Fayetteville Visitors Bureau. "Our HMR tax revenues were up by 10 percent last year so more people are coming to our town. Once they discover what he have to offer and how affordable it is, some of them take the leap and pack their bags."
The 2016 Best Places to Live ranking was determined in part by a public survey of thousands of individuals across the U.S. to find out what makes a place desirable to live in. The methodology also factors in data from the United States Census Bureau, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News rankings of the Best High Schools and Hospitals.
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