Chapel Hill: Best City for College Basketball Fans
The Town of Chapel Hill ranks No. 1 on WalletHub.com’s 2017 list of Best & Worst Cities for College Basketball Fans.
By using a weighted scale on rankings such as best-performing college basketball teams, most-accessible college basketball stadiums and, of course, most-engaged college basketball fans, the online magazine ranked 291 cities.
Durham came in at 3rd.
About Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, is a multicultural university town that is home to UNC-Chapel Hill and a resident population of 59,000. With more than 700 acres of parks and additional protected natural areas, it's sometimes easy to forget that you're in an urban area and not in the middle of a forest. The town is located in the Triangle region of North Carolina, which includes the Research Triangle Park, a major complex of research and research-oriented manufacturing facilities.
Chapel Hill boasts excellent education (noting that nearly half of adult residents have a graduate degree), abundance of health care jobs, and quality of life advantages. Hailed as “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit Magazine, Chapel Hill has become a hot spot for pop American cuisine. It’s a trend-setting playground full of sights, sounds and tastes that make it the kind of place that visionaries, investors, and cultural leaders call home.
To see the list of cities and for more information, visit wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-college-basketball/32944/.