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liv score
586
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 53
Demographics 29
Economy 65
Education 76
Health 66
Housing 64
Infrastructure 58

#89. Brookings, SD

Among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota, Brookings provides residents with a package of amenities that ranges from golf courses and hiking trails to water parks and night clubs. South Dakota State University anchors the economy in Brookings and sets the cultural tone. Schools in Brookings receive high ratings from parents. See where Brookings ranked on our list of the Best Small Towns 2013. 

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