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See Where 14 American Cities Rank Among the 50 Best Cities in the World To Move To

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A McKinsey survey of 25,000 Americans working in a spectrum of professions reported that 35% said they can work from home five days a week. Today, finding a new place to live and work is about more than just good internet access and download speed. And since you do not spend all your time tied to a computer, you will want to enjoy nature or any other activities from time to time. A city with a robust job market also makes it easier to find new employment. The cities on this list offer all those benefits.

To identify the best cities to relocate to, 24/7 Wall St. looked at Money.com’s World Relocation Report. The top 50 cities around the world, per Best Cities by Resonance Consultancy, were ranked based on their Relocation Score index.

The Money.co’s index comprises nine measures: average annual temperature, average annual precipitation, number of parks, number of restaurants, country’s average life expectancy at birth, average internet download speed, average annual salary, number of job listings per 100,000 people, average sea temperature. These were taken from different resources.

Nine of the top 10 cities are in the U.S., including No. 1, San Francisco. All told, the U.S. has 14 cities on the list. Following San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami, San Diego, Washington, D.C., Austin, Texas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas rank two through nine. 

The City by the Bay ranks first in internet speed, which is not surprising considering it is at the heart of Silicon Valley. San Francisco ranks second in its abundance of nature areas and parks. A note of caution: If you are thinking of moving to San Francisco, be prepared to pay handsomely for housing, as the Money.co’s report points out. (These are the U.S. cities with the cheapest housing.)

Looking abroad? Your best bet is Singapore. The city-state with a population of more than 6 million came in at No. 10. Good internet speed and a warm, coastal climate make it a desirable location for expats. Find out which cities have the strongest economies in 2022.

Click here to see the best cities to move to.

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50. São Paulo, Brazil
> Relocation score: 1.92
> Population: 22,429,800
> Job listings as of June 2022: 71,771
> Avg download speed: 53.7 Mb/s – 10th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 105 (0.5 per 100K – 3rd lowest)

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49. Delhi, India
> Relocation score: 1.99
> Population: 32,065,760
> Job listings as of June 2022: 28,471
> Avg download speed: 31.8 Mb/s – 2nd lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 45 (0.1 per 100K – the lowest)

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48. Istanbul, Turkey
> Relocation score: 2.04
> Population: 15,636,243
> Job listings as of June 2022: 12,152
> Avg download speed: 31.7 Mb/s – the lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 165 (1.1 per 100K – 6th lowest)

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47. Beijing, China
> Relocation score: 2.50
> Population: 21,333,332
> Job listings as of June 2022: 93,697
> Avg download speed: 40.3 Mb/s – 4th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 275 (1.3 per 100K – 8th lowest)

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46. Bangkok, Thailand
> Relocation score: 2.63
> Population: 10,899,698
> Job listings as of June 2022: 30,265
> Avg download speed: 55.5 Mb/s – 13th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 59 (0.5 per 100K – 3rd lowest)

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45. Montreal, Canada
> Relocation score: 3.19
> Population: 4,276,526
> Job listings as of June 2022: 52,924
> Avg download speed: 59.1 Mb/s – 15th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 61 (1.4 per 100K – 9th lowest)

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44. Toronto, Canada
> Relocation score: 3.60
> Population: 6,312,974
> Job listings as of June 2022: 66,524
> Avg download speed: 53.3 Mb/s – 9th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 127 (2.0 per 100K – 16th lowest)

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43. Vancouver, Canada
> Relocation score: 3.75
> Population: 2,631,690
> Job listings as of June 2022: 46,230
> Avg download speed: 81.3 Mb/s – 21st highest
> Nature areas and parks: 77 (2.9 per 100K – 25th lowest)

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42. Naples, Italy
> Relocation score: 4.08
> Population: 2,180,348
> Job listings as of June 2022: 8,882
> Avg download speed: 84.2 Mb/s – 18th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 37 (1.7 per 100K – 10th lowest)

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41. Budapest, Hungary
> Relocation score: 4.11
> Population: 1,775,207
> Job listings as of June 2022: 14,916
> Avg download speed: 105.7 Mb/s – 14th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 75 (4.2 per 100K – 15th highest)

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40. Osaka, Japan
> Relocation score: 4.16
> Population: 19,110,616
> Job listings as of June 2022: 21,290
> Avg download speed: 163.2 Mb/s – 4th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 113 (0.6 per 100K – 4th lowest)

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39. Munich, Germany
> Relocation score: 4.29
> Population: 1,566,128
> Job listings as of June 2022: 60,215
> Avg download speed: 59.7 Mb/s – 17th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 29 (1.9 per 100K – 13th lowest)

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37. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
> Relocation score: 4.39 (tie)
> Population: 1,539,830
> Job listings as of June 2022: 3,114
> Avg download speed: 53.7 Mb/s – 11th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 32 (2.1 per 100K – 17th lowest)

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37. New York City, United States
> Relocation score: 4.39 (tie)
> Population: 8,177,020
> Job listings as of June 2022: 584,817
> Avg download speed: 84.1 Mb/s – 19th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 148 (1.8 per 100K – 12th lowest)

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36. Lisbon, Portugal
> Relocation score: 4.44
> Population: 2,986,162
> Job listings as of June 2022: 18,643
> Avg download speed: 76.3 Mb/s – 25th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 60 (2.0 per 100K – 16th lowest)

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35. Seoul, South Korea
> Relocation score: 4.46
> Population: 9,975,709
> Job listings as of June 2022: 7,877
> Avg download speed: 115.1 Mb/s – 13th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 120 (1.2 per 100K – 7th lowest)

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34. Prague, Czech Republic
> Relocation score: 4.49
> Population: 1,318,085
> Job listings as of June 2022: 10,788
> Avg download speed: 44.5 Mb/s – 6th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 95 (7.2 per 100K – 10th highest)

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33. Melbourne, Australia
> Relocation score: 4.54
> Population: 5,150,766
> Job listings as of June 2022: 34,136
> Avg download speed: 51.6 Mb/s – 8th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 136 (2.6 per 100K – 22nd lowest)

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32. Rome, Italy
> Relocation score: 4.59
> Population: 4,297,877
> Job listings as of June 2022: 14,533
> Avg download speed: 55.1 Mb/s – 12th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 135 (3.1 per 100K – 23rd highest)

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31. Paris, France
> Relocation score: 4.74
> Population: 11,142,303
> Job listings as of June 2022: 61,787
> Avg download speed: 89.0 Mb/s – 16th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 288 (2.6 per 100K – 22nd lowest)

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30. Doha, Qatar
> Relocation score: 4.80
> Population: 651,799
> Job listings as of June 2022: 2,690
> Avg download speed: 47.6 Mb/s – 7th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 16 (2.5 per 100K – 20th lowest)

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29. Houston, United States
> Relocation score: 4.82
> Population: 2,325,350
> Job listings as of June 2022: 285,076
> Avg download speed: 44.4 Mb/s – 5th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 55 (2.4 per 100K – 18th lowest)

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28. Berlin, Germany
> Relocation score: 4.90
> Population: 3,570,750
> Job listings as of June 2022: 77,049
> Avg download speed: 73.3 Mb/s – 24th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 95 (2.7 per 100K – 24th lowest)

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27. Zürich, Switzerland
> Relocation score: 5.03
> Population: 1,419,621
> Job listings as of June 2022: 25,814
> Avg download speed: 145.7 Mb/s – 7th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 29 (2.0 per 100K – 16th lowest)

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26. Vienna, Austria
> Relocation score: 5.10
> Population: 1,960,023
> Job listings as of June 2022: 16,858
> Avg download speed: 59.2 Mb/s – 16th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 74 (3.8 per 100K – 16th highest)

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24. London, United Kingdom
> Relocation score: 5.15 (tie)
> Population: 9,540,576
> Job listings as of June 2022: 235,133
> Avg download speed: 74.1 Mb/s – 25th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 298 (3.1 per 100K – 23rd highest)

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24. Madrid, Spain
> Relocation score: 5.15 (tie)
> Population: 6,713,557
> Job listings as of June 2022: 33,691
> Avg download speed: 160.9 Mb/s – 5th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 74 (1.1 per 100K – 6th lowest)

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23. Tokyo, Japan
> Relocation score: 5.18
> Population: 37,274,000
> Job listings as of June 2022: 356,561
> Avg download speed: 175.6 Mb/s – 3rd highest
> Nature areas and parks: 669 (1.8 per 100K – 12th lowest)

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21. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
> Relocation score: 5.31 (tie)
> Population: 7,643,256
> Job listings as of June 2022: 36,014
> Avg download speed: 79.3 Mb/s – 23rd highest
> Nature areas and parks: 339 (4.4 per 100K – 13th highest)

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21. Sydney, Australia
> Relocation score: 5.31 (tie)
> Population: 5,056,571
> Job listings as of June 2022: 54,198
> Avg download speed: 62.6 Mb/s – 18th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 162 (3.2 per 100K – 21st highest)

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19. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
> Relocation score: 5.38 (tie)
> Population: 2,964,382
> Job listings as of June 2022: 9,111
> Avg download speed: 55.6 Mb/s – 14th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 88 (3.0 per 100K – 25th highest)

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19. Seattle, United States
> Relocation score: 5.38 (tie)
> Population: 787,995
> Job listings as of June 2022: 309,224
> Avg download speed: 38.0 Mb/s – 3rd lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 126 (16.0 per 100K – the highest)

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18. Barcelona, Spain
> Relocation score: 5.49
> Population: 5,658,472
> Job listings as of June 2022: 32,059
> Avg download speed: 186.7 Mb/s – 2nd highest
> Nature areas and parks: 140 (2.5 per 100K – 20th lowest)

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17. Frankfurt, Germany
> Relocation score: 5.53
> Population: 791,232
> Job listings as of June 2022: 40,636
> Avg download speed: 72.0 Mb/s – 21st lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 26 (3.3 per 100K – 20th highest)

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16. Milan, Italy
> Relocation score: 5.54
> Population: 3,149,223
> Job listings as of June 2022: 38,451
> Avg download speed: 143.0 Mb/s – 9th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 116 (3.7 per 100K – 17th highest)

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15. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
> Relocation score: 5.61
> Population: 1,255,963
> Job listings as of June 2022: 30,314
> Avg download speed: 158.3 Mb/s – 6th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 81 (6.4 per 100K – 11th highest)

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14. Chicago, United States
> Relocation score: 5.64
> Population: 2,671,640
> Job listings as of June 2022: 406,654
> Avg download speed: 144.2 Mb/s – 8th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 92 (3.4 per 100K – 18th highest)

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13. Calgary, Canada
> Relocation score: 5.69
> Population: 1,611,475
> Job listings as of June 2022: 21,026
> Avg download speed: 125.4 Mb/s – 12th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 69 (4.3 per 100K – 14th highest)

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12. Amsterdam, Netherlands
> Relocation score: 5.79
> Population: 1,165,898
> Job listings as of June 2022: 47,958
> Avg download speed: 72.2 Mb/s – 22nd lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 58 (5.0 per 100K – 12th highest)

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11. Boston, United States
> Relocation score: 5.82
> Population: 696,959
> Job listings as of June 2022: 430,306
> Avg download speed: 76.5 Mb/s – 24th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 68 (9.8 per 100K – 6th highest)

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10. Singapore, Singapore
> Relocation score: 5.89
> Population: 6,039,577
> Job listings as of June 2022: 138,716
> Avg download speed: 135.3 Mb/s – 10th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 193 (3.2 per 100K – 21st highest)

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9. Dallas, United States
> Relocation score: 6.00
> Population: 1,348,890
> Job listings as of June 2022: 406,889
> Avg download speed: 82.8 Mb/s – 20th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 46 (3.4 per 100K – 18th highest)

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8. Atlanta, United States
> Relocation score: 6.22
> Population: 532,695
> Job listings as of June 2022: 350,412
> Avg download speed: 72.3 Mb/s – 23rd lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 43 (8.1 per 100K – 8th highest)

7. Los Angeles, United States
> Relocation score: 6.45
> Population: 3,985,520
> Job listings as of June 2022: 429,092
> Avg download speed: 93.9 Mb/s – 15th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 107 (2.7 per 100K – 24th lowest)

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5. Austin, United States
> Relocation score: 6.48 (tie)
> Population: 1,028,220
> Job listings as of June 2022: 260,255
> Avg download speed: 81.1 Mb/s – 22nd highest
> Nature areas and parks: 84 (8.2 per 100K – 7th highest)

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5. Washington, D.C., United States
> Relocation score: 6.48 (tie)
> Population: 718,355
> Job listings as of June 2022: 206,753
> Avg download speed: 129.3 Mb/s – 11th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 81 (11.3 per 100K – 5th highest)

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4. San Diego, United States
> Relocation score: 6.63
> Population: 1,429,650
> Job listings as of June 2022: 240,873
> Avg download speed: 69.0 Mb/s – 20th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 107 (7.5 per 100K – 9th highest)

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3. Miami, United States
> Relocation score: 7.02
> Population: 483,395
> Job listings as of June 2022: 272,695
> Avg download speed: 87.1 Mb/s – 17th highest
> Nature areas and parks: 62 (12.8 per 100K – 3rd highest)

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2. Las Vegas, United States
> Relocation score: 7.12
> Population: 675,592
> Job listings as of June 2022: 198,640
> Avg download speed: 63.1 Mb/s – 19th lowest
> Nature areas and parks: 79 (11.7 per 100K – 4th highest)

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1. San Francisco, United States
> Relocation score: 7.76
> Population: 884,108
> Job listings as of June 2022: 436,195
> Avg download speed: 214.0 Mb/s – the highest
> Nature areas and parks: 119 (13.5 per 100K – 2nd highest)

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