Minnesota Town Tops List of Best Places to Live in US Eden Prairie beats out suburbs of Washington, Boston, Seattle By Alp Arslan, Newser User Posted Jul 12, 2010 2:37 PM CDT Promoted on Newser Jul 12, 2010 4:41 PM CDT 14 comments Comments (AP) (User Submitted) – If you follow the advice of Money magazine, you'll want to live in a non-diverse suburb of a not-too-gritty city. The top five places to live are Eden Prairie, Minn.; Columbia, Md.; Newton, Mass.; Bellevue, Wash.; and McKinney, Texas. The rest of the list is dominated by more suburbs and lots of towns in rural areas. The largest place on the list is Scottsdale, population 235,000, at No. 71. According to Money, the list spotlights places with "plenty of jobs, great schools, safe streets, low crime, lots to do, charm, other features that make a town great for raising a family." Read the full article.