Known as the "Royal City," Guelph has been repeatedly rated one of the best cities to live in, as residents can enjoy low crime rates, a clean environment and good standard of living. Unemployment rates in Guelph are consistently low in comparison to other cities in Canada, due to the large manufacturing industry, with the largest sector being automotive parts. The University of Guelph is considered to be one of the top universities in Canada, making for opportunities to purchase property as an investment, and also a great place to raise a family.