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April 6, 2016

NOLA #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.

You can read the entire article here.