Three ladies walk past a restaurant near twilight in Davis, CA

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Civics 70
Demographics 36
Economy 54
Education 78
Health 78
Housing 62
Infrastructure 58

#30. Davis, CA

A tunnel built so toads can cross a street safely demonstrates the importance residents of Davis place on the environment and wildlife. Since the 1960s, all subdivisions in Davis have been built with bike lanes, something that helped the city get a “platinum” designation from the League of American Bicyclists. Strong schools, a stable economy and excellent health care attract newcomers. Most Davis residents are politically active.

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