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liv score
649
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 69
Demographics 32
Economy 56
Education 87
Health 68
Housing 68
Infrastructure 70

#5. Boulder, CO

Known as one of the best cities for liberals, Boulder spoils its 100,300 residents with pristine natural surroundings, a strong farm-to-table restaurant scene, and dynamic arts and cultural attractions. Each season brings more things to do in Boulder. Many of the city’s highly active residents plan their days around hikes, rock climbing, mountain biking and fishing. Schools in Boulder rank high, which has helped the city appear on the Top 100 since 2014.

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