Andover makes list of 50 best cities to live in the US

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Andover, Kansas is ranked as one of the 50 best cities to live in the United States, according to a new report. 

The Wichita suburb of just under 13,000 people, which comes in at number 38, is the only city in Kansas to make the list

24/7 Wall St. created a weighted index of over two dozen measures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, and other sources to identify the best city to live in. We considered all boroughs, census designated places, cities, towns, and villages with at least 8,000 residents.

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The report published by USA Today says Andover compares better than the majority of U.S. cities in a number of economic indicators. The city's median annual household income of $85,655 is nearly $28,000 higher than the U.S. median.

"Andover residents are likely better qualified for high-income jobs because of their high educational attainment rate. More than 48% of residents over 25 have at least a bachelor's degree," the report says. 

The cost of living in Andover is more than 10% lower than it is nationwide.

A report from 24/7 Wall St. published in May says Arkansas City is the worst city in Kansas to live. 

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