Best Places to Live

Livability Top 10 Lists

Explore our lists of the Top 10 best places for everything from college towns to retirement cities.

There are a lot of factors that go into whether or not a place will be the right fit for you. It’s certainly good to start with our 100 Best Places to Live lists, but you may want to know if a city offers more amenities specific to your interests and/or place in life. That’s why we do a bunch of data-driven Top 10s each year, focusing on certain measures of livability we believe will help you narrow down your search.

Livability's annual ranking of the Best Places to Live in America. Each year we rate and rank more than 2,000 small to mid-size cities to come up with our definitive list of the Top 100. No mere survey, this list is based on months of research and data collection with an esteemed array of partners and advisors.
Our fourth annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.