Worldwide Survey Ranks Miami As The Best U.S. City For Expats To Live

A survey of expats living abroad has ranked Miami the best U.S. city for those moving overseas.

Internations surveyed over 12,000 people living overseas. Only Miami and New York made the list in the U.S., since a minimum of 50 respondents were required for a city to be ranked.

On a worldwide basis, Miami ranked 12th out of 50 cities. New York ranked 16th.

Overall, 85% of expats said they were generally happy with living in Miami, compared to 74% in New York and 71% worldwide.

Miami ranked particularly high in the survey’s Culture & Welcome Subcategory, with 89% saying it was easy to get used to the culture.

Miami also ranked high in the Career Prospects and Work Culture & Satisfaction Subcategories.

For the availability of public transportation, Miami ranked last worldwide (50 out of 50).

Miami also ranked 49 out of 50 in the Health & Well-Being Subcategory, with expats saying healthcare is unaffordable and unavailable compared to the rest of the world (New York ranked 48th in that category, suggesting it is a national issue).

 

(photo: Phillip Pessar)

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Anonymous
1 month ago

In other words, a truly global city with no mass transit and affordable health care.

Anonymous
1 month ago

My employer pays for most of my health care costs, and their paychecks paid for my car.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Until the day you loose your job. Then you’re f__k!

Anonymous
1 month ago

No, ever heard of COBRA, and then getting another job w/health ins?

Juan
1 month ago

Until the day you can’t use your car because the streets have become so crowded with others who think like you

Anonymous
1 month ago

Oh no , Juan! Say it ain’t so.

Drac
1 month ago

That”s right.. and I bet those 12,000 people they surveyed still live overseas because of that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

another one who pays no net fed income tax but wants free rides and health care

Anonymous
1 month ago

What? We pay federal income tax. what we don’t pay is state income tax but that’s because we tax the hospitality industry which brings in a lot of tourists…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Half of U.S. worker pay no net fed income tax.

La Croqueta
1 month ago

95 % of voters have never put a foot west of I-95

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Expats” – immigrants and migrants but make it aesthetic.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“healthcare is unaffordable and unavailable compared to the rest of the world (New York ranked 48th in that category, suggesting it is a national issue)”

No shit lol.

gari
1 month ago

expats from where though?

das boot
1 month ago

tons of italians on south beach….qeubec guys all over too

Pass that bucket
1 month ago

So much BS in this article… you want quality of life. You better get the hell out of USA. Crime, taxes, high health insurance premium rate, poor mass transportation.
EXPATS LOVE PORTUGAL 🇵🇹..

Anonymous
1 month ago

Does Portugal have tens of thousands of people trying to run across its border? Yeah, thought so, 🤡

Anonymous
1 month ago

WTF is an expat (besides a stupid a$$ made-up millennial word)?

KevinNash92
1 month ago

shortened form of the word expatriate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expatriate#History

it’s a term older than anyone alive on the planet. 2 seconds of googling instead of whining about millennials could have saved you from exposing yourself as the real ‘a$$’

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lol…I love the comments on this site. 🤣

Anonymous
1 month ago

Short of expatriate, in other words, generally a rich foreigner.