Ann Arbor Ranked Best City to Live in America
According to the Detroit Free Press, Niche explored 228 cities and over 15,000 towns and neighborhoods.
They used data from Department of Education, U.S. Census, FBI, the CDC, and reviews from residents. Niche graded each city on key factors like quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities.
Ann Arbor scored an A+ in Public Schools, B+ in Housing, B in Crime and Safety, A in Nightlife, A in Diversity, A in Outdoor Activities, and B- in Cost of Living. The lowest grade Ann Arbor received was a C in Weather.
Did any other Michigan cities make Niche's list? Grand Rapids came in at 68th.
Here are the Top Ten Cities to live in the U.S., according to Niche.
- Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Naperville, Illinois
- Arlington, Virginia
- Columbia, Maryland
- Berkeley, California
- The Woodlands, Texas
- Plano, Texas
- Overland Park, Kansas
- Boulder, Colorado
- Irvine, California