Best Places to Live In North Carolina 2012

492403-1This article, the eleventh in a 50-state series, ranks the best places to live in North Carolina based on three criteria: (1) median household income (adjusted for cost of living); (2) educational attainment (% of residents 25 years and over who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher); and (3) property crime rates per 1,000 residents (burglary and automobile thefts). For purposes of these rankings, “places” are incorporated municipalities with populations greater than 2,000.

Among the twenty best places to live in North Carolina, two are suburbs of Asheville in Henderson County. Flat Rock and Laurel Park were both selected to be among the top 20 picked.

In fact, Laurel Park was recently featured in a series of videos, Live the Life You Choose, produced by Beverly-Hanks & Associates to showcase what it is like living in a Historical Neighborhood in Western North Carolina. To view the video CLICK HERE.

To read more about why Laurel Park and Flat Rock were selected by Yahoo as one of the top places to live in North Carolina, CLICK HERE.