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Jul 15, 2010
50 Best Places to Live in the United States
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50 Best Places to Live in the United States

 

CNNMoney.com listed the 100 best places to live in United States. No, its not New York or Los Angeles, in fact most of the cities that tops the list were quite low-profile or never heard.

 

The top 10 best places to live in the United States are:

 

  1. Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Population: 64,000

Unemployment: 5.1%

 

  1. Columbia/Ellicott City, Maryland

Population: 155,000

Unemployment: 5.2%

 

  1. Newton, Massachusetts

Population: 82,000

Unemployment: 6.0%

 

  1. Bellevue, Washington

Population: 124,000

Unemployment: 5.8%

 

  1. McKinney, Texas

Population: 125,000

Unemployment: 7.8%

 

  1. Fort Collins, Colorado

Population: 141,000

Unemployment: 7.4%

 

  1. Overland park, Kansas

Population: 175,000

Unemployment: 5.3%

 

  1. Fishers, Indiana

Population: 69,000

Unemployment: 6.2%

 

  1. Ames, Iowa

Population: 60,000

Unemployment: 4.3%

 

  1. Rogers, Arkansas

Population: 57,000

Unemployment: 5.8%

 

Other places include:

  1. Plymouth, MN
  2. Highlands Ranch, CO
  3. Woodbury, MN
  4. Carmel, IN
  5. Eagan, MN    
  6. Allen, TX      
  7. Shawnee, KS
  8. South Jordan, UT     
  9. Broomfield, CO         
  10. Apple Valley, MN
  11. Missouri City, TX
  12. Irvine, CA
  13. Cary, NC
  14. Rowlett, TX
  15. Gaithersburg, MD
  16. O'Fallon, MO
  17. Lee's Summit, MO
  18. Waltham, MA
  19. Abington, PA
  20. Centreville, VA
  21. Rockville, MD
  22. West Chester, OH
  23. Loveland, CO
  24. Franklin, NJ
  25. Edmond, OK
  26. Gilbert, AZ
  27. Mentor, OH
  28. Yorba Linda, CA
  29. Brookline, MA
  30. Chapel Hill, NC
  31. Clarkstown, NY
  32. Amherst, NY
  33. Bolingbrook, IL
  34. Coral Springs, FL
  35. Orem, UT
  36. Ann Arbor, MI
  37. Alexandria, VA
  38. Coconut Creek, FL
  39. Blue Springs, MO
  40. Waukesha, WI

 

Source: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2010/top100/index2.html

 


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