No bull: Durham ranks No. 9 on 'Best Cities for Creatives'

"There's a lot more to Durham that tech. So says a new survey about creative people and where they want to live.  It's the latest survey that finds Durham, Raleigh and other parts of the Triangle - or RTP as a whole - as an increasingly attractive place to live, work and raise families or retire.

For a host of reasons, the Bull City is a place so-called "creatives" want to live, says a new survey from financial management firm SmartAsset. Yes, Durham has become a hot high-tech startup hub. But the website notes entertainment and the arts are helping transform the city, too.

Key factors in the survey to rank 176 of the nation's largest cities included cost of living and the "concentration of people working in the creative field."  And Durham ranked highly when it comes to living costs."

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