2019 Top 100 Best Places To Live

  • A killer beer scene, superior Cubano sandwiches (just don’t tell Miami we said that) and glittering bay views — what’s not to love? This city-on-the-rise received high ratings in the economics category, which is especially notable due to the fact that Tampa was hit so hard by the recession in 2008.
  • Photo Courtesy of Bismarck-Mandan Convention & Visitors Bureau
    North Dakota’s capital has the perfect blend of strong-rooted tradition and a bold willingness to try new things. Bismarck’s young residents aren’t afraid to get creative and take on innovative ventures.
  • Photo Courtesy of Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Far from the hustle and bustle of NYC is “The Little Apple” — better known as Manhattan, Kansas — home to Kansas State University, a blossoming food scene and a charmingly restored downtown.
  • “The House of the Mouse” is so much more than its internationally famous theme parks. This central Florida city is a bustling metropolis in its own right, with high scores in economics for its scorching hot tech scene and a strong demographics score courtesy of both a growing Puerto Rican population and a vibrant LGBTQ community presence.
  • Photo courtesy Visit Bloomington
    First things first: if you’ve never visited Bloomington, you need to go. Now. We’ll wait. Now that you’ve been there, you can see how it’s nearly impossible to wander the downtown square, sample craft beers with friendly locals and explore the gorgeous Indiana University campus without thinking, “Man, this would be a great place to live.”