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2022 Best Cities to Live in America

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  1. #4 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Arlington

    City in Virginia,

    247 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Arlington is great for college students! Lots of restaurants and places to shop. It is so close to Washington D.C. that it is easy to find internships, jobs, and other opportunities. You can take the....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 233,464,

  2. #6 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Ann Arbor

    City in Michigan,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Some refer to living in Ann Arbor as "living in a bubble," do with that what you will. The University is a huge part of living here, affects everything: high taxes, game day takes over the whole....

    Read 536 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 120,735,

  3. #9 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Plano

    City in Texas,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says I'm a student (also resident) of Plano. The schools in terms of education, while they DO offer subjects that most other schools nearby don't offer. They severely lack the means of putting funding....

    Read 889 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 287,064,

  4. #10 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Irvine

    City in California,

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

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says I love Irvine! I went to UCI for my bachelors degree and it was a beautiful area. There are many activities to do beyond campus life. My friends and I would ride our bikes in the park and then get....

    Read 538 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 273,157,

  5. #12 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Richardson

    City in Texas,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The people who live here pay their taxes well, as there never goes a day where a pothole exists for more than a few hours. The drivers are also pretty great, use signals and drive safe, unlike other...They also decorate well for Christmas; I loved seeing how the town decorated LOTS of trees with lights. Richardson is small enough to be cozy but big enough to have diversity, options.A lot of UTD students frequent this area; it has good revenue and money flow so there are always new restaurants or shops opening along with Campbell and Coit. On top of that, there isn't a service...The house prices are practical; not TOO expensive in comparison to DFW area.Overall, I very much like Richardson, it grew on me- For someone who's lived in cities all her life- Sacramento, Austin, Honolulu- It's safe to say I actually love Richardson..

    Read 315 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 116,432,

  6. #20 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Minneapolis

    City in Minnesota,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Minneapolis is a culturally diverse and vibrantly rich city. It's an intersection of many different histories, which are celebrated, and sometimes passionately debated, by its residents. ....

    Read 653 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 420,324,

  7. #21 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Scottsdale

    City in Arizona,

    362 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Scottsdale has been a great place to live overall. It is well maintained and has great shopping and dining choices offering a range of cuisine. It also is pretty low on crime and feels safe wherever....

    Read 362 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 250,602,

  8. #25 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Austin

    City in Texas,

    2355 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I would consider the Commute Time and Cost of Living to be the biggest downsides of Austin, TX. It's a huge and rapidly growing city, which means everything is pretty expensive and traffic is bad.However, I have lived here for the past 5 years and I love it! There is so much diversity and so much to do. There are so many different people from different backgrounds to meet, and so many...I've spent all of my high school experience in Austin. The school I go to has it's down sides, but it's pretty great. My high school in Austin has definitely been better than my middle school in...Overall, Austin is a great place to live..

    Read 2355 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 950,807,