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Best US City to Live In Isn't on Either Coast

Ann Arbor, Michigan, wins the honor in new survey
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 8, 2018 1:17 PM CST
10 Best US Cities to Live In
Ann Arbor, Michigan, ranks as the best place to live in a new survey.   (Getty/DennisTangneyJr)

The website Niche is out with its ranking of the best US cities in which to live, and the winner is not on either coast: Instead, Ann Arbor, Michigan, takes the top honor. The city of 118,000 comes out on top of more than 200 other locales when factoring in a variety of metrics including crime rate, schools, employment, and nightlife. The top 10 follow:

  1. Ann Arbor, Michigan
  2. Naperville, Illinois
  3. Berkeley, California
  4. Plano, Texas
  5. Arlington, Virginia
  6. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  7. The Woodlands, Texas
  8. Overland Park, Kansas
  9. Richardson, Texas
  10. Irvine, California
Click for the full rankings and methodology. (On International Women's Day, see which US state is best for women.)

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