city rankings

Ranking Alabama Cities on LGBTQ Protections

Birmingham ranks highest...Auburn lowest.

July 2017 Pride Event at Alabama Capitol Building The Human Right Campaign (HRC) is out with an annual ranking of 506 U.S. municipalities based on the legal protections they provide gay residents. The spread is significant, with the state’s largest city—Birmingham—ranking a perfect 100—and Auburn, home to Auburn University, receiving a score of just 17. From HRC: “For LGBTQ Americans,…

Top 50 U.S. cities ranked by mosquito population.

Study come from Orkin Pest Control.

Orkin’s Top 50 Mosquito Cities list ranks metro areas by the number of mosquito customers served from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. The list includes both residential and commercial treatments. Atlanta Washington, D.C. (+1) Chicago (-1) New York (+1) Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (+8) Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas Houston (+5) Detroit (-4) Charlotte, N.C. (-1) Nashville, Tenn. (-3) Tampa-St. Petersburg,…