First things first, we need to talk about how these 25 cities were chosen.
The fine researchers at WalletHub took data from 182 U.S. cities and evaluated them on two categories. Category one: Affordability. Category Two: Diversity, Accessibility, and Quality.
Along with that, they also took a look at grocery cost, food and sales taxes, restaurants per capita, access to healthy food, and even more variables on top of that. Seems like they took it pretty seriously, and here are the results: