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The City Beautiful ranked No. The rankings were chosen by an exclusive study led by Livability and Ipsos.
More than 1, millennials nationwide were surveyed to distinguish what mattered most to them in cities. Affordability and job opportunities were the top responses.
The criteria for this year's survey included a new feature: a cap on housing costs. Tampa was the only Florida city to beat Orlando on the list, with a No. Although Orlando is known for its close proximity to theme parks, the city ranked on the list for its high scores in economics and demographics.
The city's bustling technological scene, growing Puerto Rican population and LGBTQ community presence were among Orlando's standout reasons to be on the list. Orlando features a wide range of activities away from roller coasters and cartoon characters, including parks, farmers markets, concerts and sporting events.
Livability cites the local obsession as watching Orlando Magic games and teeing up at the many golf courses in the area. Livability described Orlando's climate in its "six words or less" category as "blazing hot summers, deliciously temperate winters. Out of the people surved, the local dream jobs included a position at a startup company or to become a cast member at Disney World.
For an after-work drink, The Courtesy was voted the best place to stop for a unique craft cocktail. People revered the Winter Park Farmers Market as a weekend activity and suggested Puerto Rican food as a meal to anyone in Orlando -- specifically the mofongo.
Crooked Can Brewing Co. For something fun, and free, to do during the weekend, Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards was chosen for its free tour and tasting. The Jack Kerouac Project, a writers' retreat, was voted as the hidden gem of the city, with it being held at the house where Kerouac wrote the original manuscript for "Dharma Buns. Orlando named one of best places to live in America, report says City Beautiful ranks in top 20 cities.
Larissa Hamblin, Digital Intern. Published: March 7, pm.
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