CORNWALL Ontario – Our city continues to slide in the Moneysense compilation of the best places to live in Canada.
From 92 in 2010 to 167 in 2012 , our fair city has dropped to 173 in 2014. The rankings note our 9.9% unemployment rate, growth of only 2.8% from 2008-2013, an average household income of only $64,362.25, average property tax of $1,477.00. Crime rates did drop 7.54%, but the severity and violent crime severity indexes were still quite high. The report also noted low rates of health care workers per capita and those employed in Arts and Recreation. STUDY LINK
In its size category Cornwall finished 115 out of 140 . Brockville finished 92 on the list and 145 overall.
For those wanting to know more about how MoneySense comes up with its numbers here’s a link to their Methodology.
What do you think Cornwall? Can we reverse the downward trend for our amazing city? You can post your comments below.
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