The world is filled with all sorts of great cities. Just thinking about the entire history of the world, there are several cities that could compete for best every. From Istanbul to Cairo, Paris to France, and New York City to Los Angeles, great cities are worldwide.

However, none of those towns are the best. That's because the number one is something that we've wanted to keep a secret for a long time, but it seems the secret is out.

Buffalo, New York Recently Named The Number One City In The United States of America

According to Clever Real Estate, the Queen City of New York, Buffalo is the best overall city in America in 2023.

This is great news for the people of Western New York, as it has achieved several distinctions over the last few years. Not only is Buffalo considered the Nicest City in America and the Best Planned City, but its new designation as flat-out the best city in the US isn't new news for Buffalonians. We've known it, and we show it everywhere we go.

Clever Real Estate compiled the results of multiple different surveys and ranked the top 50 cities in the United States to come up with their scores. Buffalo scored a perfect 100 using Clever's scoring model.

Clever Real Estate
Clever Real Estate

With Buffalo holding the top spot, that also means there are several cities that Buffalo beat out:

  • Denver, CO ranks 2nd
  • Washington, D.C. ranks 18th
  • New York City ranks 37th

While those great cities aren't as good as Buffalo, there is one city in particular that Buffalonians know is pretty terrible, and, of course, it takes the bottom spot:

Miami, Florida ranks 50th out of the top 50 cities in America.

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