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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 81
Demographics 55
Economy 39
Education 55
Health 59
Housing 62
Infrastructure 58

#56. Alexandria, VA

An excellent amenities package, highly engaged residents and great schools help make Alexandria one of the best places to live. This suburb of Washington D.C. provides a quaint escape from the high-powered wheeling and dealing found in the nation’s capital thanks to well-preserved historic districts, which include unique restaurants and shops. It’s been named one of the Best Cities for Liberals. Home to a Northern Virginia Community College campus, Alexandria includes an assortment of parks and walking trails, some of which overlook the Potomac River.

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