WASHINGTON -- While there may be plenty of pros and cons to living in the D.C. region, there is one 'pro' that can't be underestimated, according to a new study.
The Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick corridor in Maryland ranked fifth on a list of U.S. cities least likely to be destroyed by natural disasters, reports Moneywatch.
Real-estate research firm Trulia used data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Forest Service and FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program to compile a list of American cities least likely to fall victim to floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires.
Ohio fared the best of any state in the ranking with three cities in the top 10.
The U.S. city least likely to be destroyed by a natural disaster is Syracuse, NY, according to the ranking.
To see the full list, check out the Moneywatch report.
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