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Tool | July 2013

Find the Best City for You

What makes a city a great place to live? Whether it's a growing job market, affordable housing, decent schools, great health care or a manageable size, we'll help you determine which place is the right fit. Use our tool below to find out which five U.S. metro areas best match your criteria. Also, see which cities made the cut for our annual round-up of 10 Great Places to Live.

The rankings are based on the work of Kevin Stolarik of the Martin Prospertity Institute, a think tank that studies economic prosperity.

Question 1 of 8

Select the regions of the country where you would like to live. (Consider the climate and weather you seek in your selections.)

Southeast/Mid South
Pacific (includes Alaska & Hawaii)
Include all regions