"U.S. News & World Report" just released its annual list of the "Best Places to Live" in the United States. They looked at the 125 biggest cities, and a bunch of different factors, like affordability, job prospects, and quality of life.

Des Moines rounds out the top five, but the full list of the top ten cities this year are:

  1. Austin
  2. Denver
  3. Colorado Springs
  4. Fayetteville, Arkansas
  5. Des Moines, Iowa
  6. Minneapolis and St. Paul
  7. San Francisco (And that's with affordability factored in?)
  8. Portland, Oregon
  9. Seattle
  10. Raleigh and Durham, in North Carolina

Chicago comes in at 104, otherwise there aren't any close to our area. The full list can be found here.

Read more at PR Newswire.

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