A city in Colorado has been named one of the best places to live in the United States.
Holly Hills, a suburb of Denver, is the second best place to live in the country, according to a study by Stacker.com.
To help improve their ranking, Stacker has compiled a list of the best places to live in each state based on Niche’s 2020 ranking. In the niche, places of residence are ranked based on a variety of factors including cost of living, residents’ level of education, housing, and public schools.
Holly Hills, CO may not be a well-known area, but this isn’t the first time the city has been recognized as one of the best places to live – better than Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins.
Holly Hills is considered one of the best places to start a family and retire. While many homes in the area are older, they are often spacious and easily accessible by light rail. Holly Hills is home to about 2,800 people with a median household income of $ 132,955, according to Stacker.
Of the 50 places on Stacker’s list, only seven were in the west. In comparison, eight cities in Pennsylvania were on the list.
The best places to live in America, according to Stacker.com are:
- Chesterbrook, PA
- Holly Hills, CO
- Penn Wynne, PA
- Carmel, IN
- Brookline, MA
- Okay, MI.
- Los Alamos, NM
- Ardmore, PA
- Clarendon Hills, IL
- Richmond Heights, MO
LOOK: Complete list of the best places to live in Colorado
Stacker has compiled a list of the top places to live in Colorado based on data from the niche. The niche ranks places of residence based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs and towns were included. Entries and pictures come from realtor.com.
A robust mix of offerings is on the list, from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have grown rapidly thanks to the relocation of new businesses to the area, while others offer glimpses of the area’s history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Read on to see if your hometown made the list.
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Today, these parks are located across the country in 25 states and the US Virgin Islands. The land around them was either bought or donated, although much of it had been inhabited by Aborigines for thousands of years before the founding of the United States. These areas are protected and revered as educational resources about nature and as places of exploration.
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