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Revealed: Best Cities to Live in the US, 2024

Covering nearly 3.8 million square miles and housing over 335 million people, the United States stands as the third-largest country globally in terms of both landmass and population. Despite a generally high standard of living, the vast size of the country means that certain regions offer more favorable living conditions than others.

Determining the overall quality of life is a subjective endeavor, yet various factors contribute to the desirability of specific communities. Elements such as the local economy, public health and safety, and accessibility to culture and entertainment play crucial roles in shaping the living experience.

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 40% of the 28.2 million Americans who relocated in 2022 did so for reasons such as securing a new job, finding a better or more affordable home, residing in a safer neighborhood, or health-related considerations.

The analysis encompassed all locations in the U.S. with sufficient data and populations exceeding 5,000. The list includes cities, towns, villages, boroughs, and unincorporated communities, with a focus on the highest-ranking place in each county to prevent geographic clustering.

Typically, the communities on this list boast low crime rates, prosperous economies, and financially stable populations. Most residents in these areas also enjoy easy access to quality healthcare, public parks, and recreational facilities, as well as entertainment and cultural attractions such as bars, restaurants, theaters, and museums.

  • Boulder, Colorado

    Median home value: $790,100
    Median household income: $74,902
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 95.0%
    Recreational establishments: 18.3 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 104,930

  • North Oaks, Minnesota

    Median home value: $696,800
    Median household income: $220,861
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.8%
    Recreational establishments: 38.9 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 5,204

  • Coto de Caza, California

    Median home value: $1,165,200
    Median household income: $210,990
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.1%
    Recreational establishments: 17.2 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 15,873

  • Montecito, California

    Median home value: $2,000,000
    Median household income: $193,423
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 96.1%
    Recreational establishments: 49.5 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 8,494

  • Key West, Florida

    Median home value: $728,500
    Median household income: $75,638
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 80.6%
    Recreational establishments: 179.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 26,776

  • Key Biscayne, Florida

    Median home value: $1,246,700
    Median household income: $167,990
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 98.5%
    Recreational establishments: 18.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 14,530

  • Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania

    Median home value: $769,300
    Median household income: $247,930
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 92.9%
    Recreational establishments: 47.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 5,314

  • Bellaire, Texas

    Median home value: $857,900
    Median household income: $211,202
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 91.0%
    Recreational establishments: 17.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 17,262

  • St. Helena, California

    Median home value: $1,370,500
    Median household income: $122,348
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 95.2%
    Recreational establishments: 27.2 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 5,530

  • Druid Hills, Georgia

    Median home value: $698,000
    Median household income: $137,576
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 88.5%
    Recreational establishments: 12.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 8,611

  • Fairwood, Maryland

    Median home value: $588,600
    Median household income: $177,315
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.3%
    Recreational establishments: 11.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 7,453

  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Median home value: $836,300
    Median household income: $83,289
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.7%
    Recreational establishments: 51.2 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 10,728

  • Southlake, Texas

    Median home value: $723,800
    Median household income: $239,833
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 94.6%
    Recreational establishments: 19.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 30,754

  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Median home value: $610,400
    Median household income: $81,744
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.8%
    Recreational establishments: 31.2 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 672,814

  • Hingham, Massachusetts

    Median home value: $1,020,600
    Median household income: $206,384
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 91.5%
    Recreational establishments: 59.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 5,557

  • Merion Station, Pennsylvania

    Median home value: $693,800
    Median household income: $233,340
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 96.4%
    Recreational establishments: 38.7 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 5,369

  • Westfield, New Jersey

    Median home value: $810,400
    Median household income: $185,319
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.8%
    Recreational establishments: 16.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 30,950

  • Chatham, New Jersey

    Median home value: $827,900
    Median household income: $209,283
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 98.5%
    Recreational establishments: 33.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 9,208

  • Laie, Hawaii

    Median home value: $937,000
    Median household income: $101,011
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.3%
    Recreational establishments: 33.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 6,436

  • Aspen, Colorado

    Median home value: N/A
    Median household income: $89,625
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 94.6%
    Recreational establishments: N/A
    Total population: 7,019

  • Ridgewood, New Jersey

    Median home value: $789,900
    Median household income: $194,256
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.5%
    Recreational establishments: 9.5 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 25,991

  • Paradise Valley, Arizona

    Median home value: $1,778,000
    Median household income: $203,659
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 92.7%
    Recreational establishments: 25.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 12,666

  • Bainbridge Island, Washington

    Median home value: $852,700
    Median household income: $145,475
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 86.8%
    Recreational establishments: 43.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 24,557

  • Garden City, New York

    Median home value: $881,200
    Median household income: $185,188
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.2%
    Recreational establishments: 30.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 23,087

  • Arlington, Virginia

    Median home value: $755,800
    Median household income: $128,145
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 100.0%
    Recreational establishments: 19.0 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 235,764

  • Coronado, California

    Median home value: $1,656,900
    Median household income: $114,559
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.7%
    Recreational establishments: 25.7 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 20,627

  • La Cañada Flintridge, California

    Median home value: $1,671,400
    Median household income: $187,384
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.9%
    Recreational establishments: 22.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 20,613

  • Lake Forest, Illinois

    Median home value: $812,900
    Median household income: $194,267
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.8%
    Recreational establishments: 40.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 19,450

  • New York, New York

    Median home value: $660,700
    Median household income: $70,663
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 98.9%
    Recreational establishments: 14.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 8,736,047

  • Berkeley, California

    Median home value: $1,111,000
    Median household income: $97,834
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.4%
    Recreational establishments: 26.3 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 119,607

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Median home value: $888,000
    Median household income: $112,565
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.1%
    Recreational establishments: 27.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 116,892

  • Chevy Chase, Maryland

    Median home value: $999,200
    Median household income: $207,971
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.8%
    Recreational establishments: 21.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 9,889

  • Hinsdale, Illinois

    Median home value: $880,100
    Median household income: $224,185
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.7%
    Recreational establishments: 18.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 17,148

  • Upper Montclair, New Jersey

    Median home value: $797,400
    Median household income: $235,637
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.7%
    Recreational establishments: 21.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 12,033

  • Princeton, New Jersey

    Median home value: $893,600
    Median household income: $165,149
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.4%
    Recreational establishments: 22.7 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 30,717

  • Falls Church, Virginia

    Median home value: $838,300
    Median household income: $155,071
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 100.0%
    Recreational establishments: 0.0 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 14,494

  • Glencoe, Illinois

    Median home value: $1,101,200
    Median household income: $212,132
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.3%
    Recreational establishments: 24.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 8,824

  • Mountain View, California

    Median home value: $1,613,300
    Median household income: $158,104
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.5%
    Recreational establishments: 21.9 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 82,409

  • McLean, Virginia

    Median home value: $1,102,100
    Median household income: $242,610
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.7%
    Recreational establishments: 14.8 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 49,310

  • Mercer Island, Washington

    Median home value: $1,504,500
    Median household income: $170,000
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 98.0%
    Recreational establishments: 30.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 25,506

  • Hoboken, New Jersey

    Median home value: $777,600
    Median household income: $160,890
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 100.0%
    Recreational establishments: 14.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 59,369

  • Rumson, New Jersey

    Median home value: $1,309,200
    Median household income: $239,188
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 96.0%
    Recreational establishments: 42.9 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 7,292

  • Wellesley, Massachusetts

    Median home value: $1,251,800
    Median household income: $226,250
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 94.7%
    Recreational establishments: 31.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 29,365

  • University Park, Texas

    Median home value: $1,380,600
    Median household income: $247,045
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 96.7%
    Recreational establishments: 20.4 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 25,029

  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, California

    Median home value: $1,450,000
    Median household income: $220,875
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.5%
    Recreational establishments: 50.0 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 12,535

  • San Carlos, California

    Median home value: $1,904,400
    Median household income: $204,570
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.5%
    Recreational establishments: 17.3 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 30,754

  • San Francisco, California

    Median home value: $1,194,500
    Median household income: $126,187
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 100.0%
    Recreational establishments: 41.1 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 865,933

  • Old Greenwich, Connecticut

    Median home value: $1,444,800
    Median household income: $234,152
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 97.5%
    Recreational establishments: 57.2 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 6,929

  • Rye, New York

    Median home value: $1,529,400
    Median household income: $207,930
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 99.6%
    Recreational establishments: 42.6 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 16,459

  • Orinda, California

    Median home value: $1,538,400
    Median household income: $248,984
    Population with access to exercise opportunities: 98.2%
    Recreational establishments: 27.0 per 10,000 businesses
    Total population: 19,497

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