Do you live in the best city in the country?

Have you ever wondered what makes a place the perfect place to live?

Well, Stacker has thought about it so you don't have to.

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With the help of data from Niche's list, Stacker created a list of all of the best places to live in the United States.


If we are simply competing between coasts, the East Coast is dominating on all fronts.

What is the Michigan city that is the best place to live?

Named after a chief of the Chippewa tribe, Okemos is a Michigan city that is one of the best places to live in the entire country!

It ranked at number 14 on the overall list.

Niche says,

Okemos is a suburb of Lansing with a population of 25,179. Okemos is in Ingham County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan.

Okemos may be a small suburb of Lansing but it is jam-packed with fun.

Living in Okemos offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Okemos, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Okemos and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Okemos are highly rated.

On Niche, Okemos is also ranked as

  • #1 out of 791 as the Best Place to Live in Michigan
  • #1 out of 789 as the Best Place to Raise a Family in Michigan, and
  • #1 out of 336 as the Best Suburbs to Live in Michigan.

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Great places to live often have top schools, safe streets, parks, and a sense of community. Stacker compiled a list of the best, using data from Niche

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