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Grand Rapids is 8th 'best' city for people with disabilities

October 28, 2019
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Grand Rapids is one of the “best” cities in the country for people with disabilities.

WalletHub, a personal finance website, compared more than 180 of the most populated U.S. cities across 33 key measures of “disability friendliness.”

The data set includes categories such as wheelchair-accessible facilities per capita, rate of workers with disabilities and park accessibility.

Detroit, the only Michigan city in the ranking, ranks 138th. 

Top 10

1.   South Burlington, Vermont
2.   Scottsdale, Arizona
3.   St. Louis, Missouri
4.   Minneapolis
5.   San Francisco
6.   Overland Park, Kansas
7.   Denver
8.   Grand Rapids
9.   St. Paul, Minnesota
10. Columbia, Maryland

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