Newcastle is nation’s 17th-best place to live, CNN and Money Magazine say

July 14, 2009

NEW — 10 a.m. July 14, 2009

CNN and Money Magazine released their 2009 list of the top-100 small towns in which to live in the nation, and Newcastle came in at number 17.

The annual list takes school quality, home price, number of job opportunities, crime rate and other factors into consideration to determine what cities make the cut.

Newcastle’s description on the list recognizes the Newcastle Golf Club, as well as the city’s proximity to the facilities of Boeing and Microsoft as positive aspects of the town.

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