10 Best US Cities to Build Your Wealth

Surprise: Detroit outranks New York City
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 4, 2016 11:11 AM CST
The Houston skyline. The city comes in at No. 1 on the list.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Want to get rich quick? Good luck with that. Buf if you're looking to live in a city that at least makes it easier to build up your savings, Bankrate has crunched some numbers. Taking into account factors such as the job market, the housing market, access to financial services, and "after-tax savable income," it has ranked the best US cities for building wealth. Some surprises are in the top 10:

  1. Houston
  2. Washington, DC
  3. Cleveland
  4. Detroit
  5. New York City
  6. Dallas-Fort Worth
  7. Baltimore
  8. Miami
  9. Minneapolis-St. Paul
  10. Chicago
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