What makes any town or city a great place to live? Is it low housing costs, nearby attractions, access to transportation, high wages? The truth is that it is different for everyone. Thankfully, Niche, a website that compiles profiles, ratings, and reviews for schools and places throughout the U.S., has us covered, and one Missouri city ranked highly on its list.
Columbia, Missouri, was recently ranked among the “50 Best Places to Live in the U.S.” by Niche. The city, which ranked 25th on the list, is no stranger to accolades. In 2020, Niche ranked Columbia among 2020’s best cities for young professionals. And Business Insider ranked it among the best cities to live in after the pandemic.
Niche ranked the best places to live in the U.S. according to their overall livability, considering factors like quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities.
Check out the full list from Niche here.