New Orleans is Named #1 for Most Efficient Public Spending in USA


Financial website WalletHub assessed how efficiently some of America’s largest urban centers spend taxpayer dollars on certain key expenditure categories, including education, law enforcement and parks & recreation. WalletHub analysts tallied the scores among 78 of the largest cities on these expenditures to identify those that most efficiently spend public resources.  Based on this analysis, New Orleans was ranked #1 in the USA.  Specially, New Orleans was ranked #1 for Education return-on-investment (ROI), and #9 for Law Enforcement ROI.

The Top 10 Cities for Most Efficient Public Spending are:

  1. New Orleans
  2. Miami
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Cleveland
  5. Houston
  6. Hialeah (FL)
  7. Dallas
  8. Charlotte
  9. Pittsburgh
  10. Phoenix

 

You can learn more about the methodology here.

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