As of 2015, the best city to live in is Apex City, North Carolina. Apex City is a technology hub offering high-paying tech jobs. Housing is affordable; a three-bedroom house cost an average of 265,000 dollars while the same housing cost one million dollars in Silicon Valley.
Local schools like the Apex academy offer the Academy of Information Technology due to proximity of the tech hub. Socially, Apex community has managed to remain together by participating in event community events like the annual jazz festivals and the weekly farmers market. This is applauded as a good environment to raise a family.