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2024 Best Cities to Live in America

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  1. #1 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Naperville

    City in Illinois,

    718 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We moved to Naperville with remote jobs that allowed us to live anywhere. Why? The schools and the community! People are genuine friends here and the park district offers so many activities. The....

    Read 718 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 149,089,

  2. #3 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Cambridge

    City in Massachusetts,

    134 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says First of all, I love living here. My biggest beef? I'm a mountain guy and as much as I love the Green Mountains of Vermont, they're still not truly mountains to me. My kids went to the public high....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 117,962,

  3. #8 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Overland Park

    City in Kansas,

    478 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up in Overland Park. Great community of very nice and friendly citizens. Great schools. Terrific shopping. Good job opportunities. 20-30 minutes' drive to literally ANYTHING you'd be....

    Read 478 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 196,676,

  4. #9 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Ann Arbor

    City in Michigan,

    605 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Living in Ann Arbor, Michigan, offers a unique blend of academic, cultural, and outdoor experiences. As the home of the University of Michigan, there's a vibrant student population that contributes....

    Read 605 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 122,216,

  5. #11 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Berkeley

    City in California,

    215 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The tapestry of Berkeley's cultural landscape is my new home. It's a convergence point for artistic souls, a haven where creativity thrives. The artist culture permeates every corner, from....

    Read 215 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 121,385,

  6. #12 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Richardson

    City in Texas,

    347 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Richardson has a quiet suburban feel while being surrounded by the city. It's within driving distance of major shopping including grocery, pharmacy, and clothing retail. There are really diverse....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 118,063,

  7. #14 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Sandy Springs

    City in Georgia,

    221 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I think myself and my community members generally appreciate the vibrant atmosphere and diverse community of Sandy Springs, Georgia. They enjoy the abundance of recreational activities, including...However, I think there is an opportunity for improved public transportation options and increased cultural amenities, such as more dining and entertainment venues. Additionally, there are calls for....

    Read 221 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 107,221,

  8. #18 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Alexandria

    City in Virginia,

    432 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Alexandria, Virginia, stands as a testament to the intertwining of history, culture, and modernity, making it a captivating destination with enduring appeal. Boasting a myriad of reasons why it's...At the heart of Alexandria lies its Historic Old Town, a picturesque district that transports visitors back in time with its colonial-era buildings, quaint alleyways, and waterfront views along the....

    Read 432 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 157,594,

  9. #20 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Boulder

    City in Colorado,

    360 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Virginia, California, Oregon, New Orleans, Louisiana, Chicago, Idaho...and Boulder is my favorite place I've ever lived. I came here because Bon Apetit magazine awarded it "Foodie...I'd like to see housing prices drop to a reasonable level (the median home price was $300,000 when I came here in 2012 and it's now $1.1M) and I think everyone who lives here would agree that drug....

    Read 360 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 106,598,

  10. #25 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Huntsville

    City in Alabama,

    786 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Huntsville, Alabama, is a city known for its vibrant community, technological innovation, and Southern charm. Huntsville has earned the nickname "Rocket City" due to its rich history in aerospace and....

    Read 786 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 215,025,

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