~ Out of nearly 200 cities considered, Nashville is the No. 22 Best City to Own a Swimming Pool ~
The Cumberland River, Nashville Shores, Percy Priest Lake, the Harpeth River, Radnor Lake — Nashville has plenty of water attractions. Still, for fun in the water, there is something nice about the convenience of a backyard pool when you want to dive in.
|With summers getting hotter than ever, there’s no better time to have an in-ground swimming pool in your backyard to help you cool off. That’s not ideal — or even possible — in some parts of the U.S., though.|
To find the most “pool-ready” cities in America, LawnStarter ranked 2022’s Best Cities to Own a Swimming Pool.
How does Nashville stack up?
|Nashville’s Rank for Some Key Metrics (1st = Best)|
Average Yard Square Footage – 12th
Average Minimum Pool Installation Cost (as % of Average Annual Household Income) – 65th
Drought Risk Score – 1st
Average Per-Visit Pool Cleaning Cost (as % of Average Weekly Household Income) – 32nd
|To come up with their ranking, LawnStarter compared nearly 200 of the biggest U.S. cities based on climate, yard size, access to pool installation and maintenance, as well as costs.|
They also looked at the share of homes with pools in each real estate market to gauge how well the city embraces pool culture — in case you’d rather not build your own swimming pool.
The full ranking and analysis can be found here: 2022’s Best Cities to Own a Swimming Pool
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