Fishers Ranked in Best Places to Live in America
Fishers is No. 8 on the National 100 Best Places to Live in America, 2010
8. Fishers, IN
Pluses: Very low crime, inexpensive homes
Minus: Short on charm
This Indiana town offers a winning combination of low-cost houses (you can snag a three-bedroom for less than $150,000), easy access to the big city, and good schools.
Plus, Fishers is booming. Development abounds and fully 1,600 jobs were created here last year; major employers include Sallie Mae and medical device firm Roche Diagnostics.
True, Fishers will never put anyone in mind of a quaint New England village. But thanks to its myriad advantages, including lots of community spirit, residents aren't complaining.
Sums up Debra O'Donnell, 46, a mother of two: "It's very easy to live here."
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