From football championships to outstanding water, 2018 has been a year to remember in Wyoming. Our city was noted in a number of unique competitions for its excellence. As 2018 comes to a close, take pride in knowing the community you live in continues to stack up to the best of the competition, and win.
Here’s the list:
- Wyoming was named one of the top 50 suburbs in the country by Niche.com, coming in at #37, one of only two in Southwest Ohio to be named to the top 50.
- Wyoming also got high marks from 24/7 Wall St., a national internet media outlet, which named the city #33 among the top 50 places to live in the U.S. The weighted rankings measured for factors such as safety, affordability and ease of finding a job.
- HomeSnacks, a website that uses data from Census reports, law enforcement and many other sources to give users a snapshot of what a community is like, also placed Wyoming among its top 10 suburbs in Cincinnati, ranking it #2, based on low unemployment, high household income and high rates of college educated residents, low poverty rates, lots to do, high home values, and high rates of insured families.
- Wyoming municipal water was voted best-tasting in the state by the American Water Works Association.
- Wyoming High School ranked #2 in the state and #99 nationally by U.S. News & World Report.
- The Wyoming High School football team won the Division IV state championship. In addition, the high school can boast of CHL championships for girls’ volleyball, girls’ soccer, and boys’ golf. Both boys’ and girls’ cross country advanced to the regional finals. District finalists included girls’ tennis; and girls’ golf earned a district championship and first-ever trip to state finals. Boys’ soccer was undefeated in regular season play.
- Wyoming ranked as one of the top five small city recyclers in Hamilton County by the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District.
- City recognized for the 24th consecutive year as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for meeting high standards of urban forestry.
- The Wyoming Police department was awarded the 2018 AAA Platinum Award for Community Traffic Safety, the highest possible award from AAA. It is given to police departments for efforts in traffic safety programs, presentations, roadway improvements, and trends in traffic statistics to show accomplishments in meeting traffic safety goals.
- Wyoming City School District was named to the Safe Sports School First Team by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, which recognized the district for providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment for student athletes, and in gym classes.