Is Detroit a better place to live/work than Minneapolis?

Minneapolis, are you too expensive?

A survey out today (there’s a reason why the NewsCut category is called “surveys and trivia”) lists Minneapolis as the 33rd best city for living and working. The “Simply Hired” survey lists Detroit 4th for the balance between an ability to find a job and afford to live there.

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The unemployment rate in Detroit — the official rate — is 14.1%, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Minneapolis-St. Paul unemployment rate is 7.1%.