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100 Best Places to Live

Planning to Settle Down? Consider These 100 Best Places to Live

Are you looking for a list of 100 best places to live? In this article we are going to discuss some of the parameters that makes a place one of the best places to live in the world and also give you the list of best places to live in America as well as the world.
WealthHow Staff
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2018
For a place to qualify as one of the best places to live in, it should have a high standard of living, a clean environment, low unemployment rate, good family environment, and a strong community environment. A place that has a strong local leadership, good law enforcement, a low crime rate, a budding and active green initiative, low levels of pollution and great recreational facilities all add up to qualify for being in the list of best places to live. A town or city that fulfills all these criteria along with a low population rate will be the obvious choice for being in the list of 100 best places to live.

100 Best Places to Live in the United States

Americans prefer to live in small towns or cities that have a solid community support with good housing and schools. They also prefer raising kids in the areas that have clean natural air with good job security. Here is a list of 100 best places to live in the United States of America in alphabetical order.
  • Aiken, South Carolina
  • Ames, Iowa
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Apple Valley, Minnesota
  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Austin, Texas
  • Beaufort, South Carolina
  • Bellevue, Washington
  • Bellingham, Washington
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Broomfield, Colorado
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Brevard, North Carolina
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Carmel, Indiana
  • Cary, North Carolina
  • Crossville, Tennessee
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Delray Beach, Florida
  • Eagan, Minnesota
  • Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Eureka, California
  • Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Eufaula, Alabama
  • Eugene, Oregon
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Fairhope, Alabama
  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • Fishers, Indiana
  • Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Ft. Myers, Florida
  • Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Green Valley, Arizona
  • Greenville, North Carolina
  • Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • Irvine, California
  • Ithaca, New York
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jupiter, Florida
  • Laguna Woods, California
  • La Jolla, California
  • Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Lewes, Delaware
  • Madison, Connecticut
  • Manahawkin, New Jersey
  • McKinney, Texas
  • Miami, Florida
  • Missouri City, Texas
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Mt. Airy, North Carolina
  • Naples, Florida
  • New Bern, North Carolina
  • New Smyrna Beach California
  • Napa, California
  • New York City, New York
  • Newton, Massachusetts
  • Overland Park, Kansas
  • Oxford, Ohio
  • Paris, Tennessee
  • Palm Springs, California
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Prescott, Arizona
  • Princeton, New Jersey
  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Riverside, California
  • Rowlett, Texas
  • Rogers, Arkansas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • San Diego, California
  • Sacramento, California
  • Sedona, Arizona
  • Spokane, Washington
  • South Jordan, Utah
  • Santa Barbara, California
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Smyrna, Delaware
  • Summerville, South Carolina
  • St. Augustine, Florida
  • Sun City, Arizona
  • Spokane, Washington
  • Stuart, Florida
  • The Woodlands, Texas
  • Tampa, Florida
  • The Villages, Florida
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Venice, Florida
  • Vero Beach, Florida
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Woodbury, Minnesota
100 Best Places to Live in the World

Here is the list of best places to live in the world in alphabetical order.
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Adelaide, Australia
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Athens, Greece
  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Beijing, China
  • Bern, Switzerland
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Bruges, Belgium
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Bologna, Italy
  • Boston City, United States
  • Bordeaux, France
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Calgary, Canada
  • Cagliari, Italy
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Cayman Islands, North America
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Canberra, Australia
  • Cardiff, Wales
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Chicago, United States
  • Coral Bay, Cyprus
  • Corfu, Greece
  • Corsica, France
  • Dallas, United States
  • Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Florence, Italy
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Glasgow, Ireland
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Halmstad, Sweden
  • Hastings, New Zealand
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Honolulu, United States
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Iverness, Scotland
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Kobe, Japan
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Leipzig, Germany
  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Los Angeles, United States
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Lyon, France
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Milan, Italy
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Munich, Germany
  • Muscat, Oman
  • Naples, Italy
  • New York City, United States
  • Nice, France
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • Osaka, Japan
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Ottawa, Canada
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Paris, France
  • Perth, Australia
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Point-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • Palm Coast, United States
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Ringsted, Denmark
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Sardinia, Italy
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Shanghai, China
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • San Francisco, United States
  • St. Louis, United States
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Turin, Italy
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Venice, Italy
  • Victoria, Seychelles
  • Washington DC, United States
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Yokohama, Japan
  • Zurich, Switzerland
The list is based on the infrastructure, strength of the economy, quality of health care, as well as climate and availability of electricity and public transport. Hope that you enjoyed reading this list.