LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 07:  Guests engage with a Kentucky Derby horse at 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

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WalletHub looked at 150 of the biggest cities in the United States and looked at the size of their local budgets and the quality of services offered by the city. 


That said, here are the top ten best run cities according to WalletHub


  1. Nampa, Idaho

  2. Provo, Utah

  3. Boise, Idaho

  4. Missoula, Mont.

  5. Lexington-Fayette, Ky.

  6. Las Cruces, NM

  7. Billings, Mont.

  8. Bismarck, ND

  9. Fort Wayne, Ind.

  10. Louisville, Ky.


And the worst-run cities:


  1. Memphis, Tenn.

  2. Chattanooga, Tenn.

  3. Flint, Mich.

  4. Oakland, Calif.

  5. Hartford, Conn.

  6. Cleveland

  7. San Francisco

  8. New York

  9. Detroit

  10. Washington, DC