The 10 best U.S. towns in which to live, according to residents and other information, include Hailey, Idaho; Traverse City, Michigan; Heber City, Utah; Spearfish, South Dakota; and Glenwood Springs, Colorado, says Livability. The other towns in Livability's top 10 list are Port Angeles, Washington; Hood River, Oregon; Lebanon, New Hampshire; Northfield, Minnesota; and Los Alamos, New Mexico.Continue Reading
Los Alamos, New Mexico, is the best small town in which to live, as of 2014, according to Livability. This town is known for its seclusion and for being the place where the first atomic bomb was built. The town ranks high in diversity, population growth, education and health and also has an extremely low crime rate and high community involvement rate. Northfield, Minnesota, has recently seen an influx of new businesses and an increased income rate. This northern town is known for its annual Defeat of Jesse James Days festival and for its Winter Walk, which features wagon rides and storytelling.
Hood River, Oregon, sits on the Columbia River and has plenty of vineyards and hiking trails, along with a vibrant downtown area. With most of the population under the age of 44, Hood River's residents enjoy activities such as kayaking, fishing and skiing. Hood River also has very little air pollution and a high-quality health care system.Learn more about Real Estate