Best Places to Live in America?


Where are the best places to live in America?  That’s surely a loaded question and one that recently put to the test for the 2nd year in a row.  They teamed up with Money magazine and looked at over 135k data points at places with populations greater than 50k.  They looked at items that included the overall economic health,  public schools, local amenities, housing, and the cost of living.

“For someone who’s starting from scratch, this is a list of areas with great quality of life, healthy housing markets where affordability is important, and great overall community,” says Danielle Hale,’s chief economist.

The top 10 Best Places are:

  1. Frisco, TX
  2. Ashburn, VA
  3. Carmel, IN
  4. Ellicott City, MD
  5. Cary, NC
  6. Franklin, TN
  7. Dublin, CA
  8. Highland Ranch, CO
  9. Sammamish, WA
  10. Woodbury, MN