The Best Places to Live and Visit

We've worked hard to collect data for the entire United States showing the places people most want to live. We dare you: plug in the city you're most familiar with to see how accurate our data is. If you are planning on moving and know where you'd like to move, you can take our word for it and explore that city, too.

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What Data Do You Have?

When you click a link you'll be able to see the following:


  • Household Income
  • Per Capita Income
  • Employment Rate
  • Resident Age
  • Race & Diversity
  • Household Head by Gender
  • College Graduates
  • High School Graduates
  • Single Parents
  • Household Size


  • Percent of Income Spent on Rent
  • Percent of Income Spent on Mortgage

Homes and Locations

  • Best Neighborhoods
  • Rent Prices
  • Average Year Built
  • Most Affordable Houses
  • Owner Occupied Rates
  • Vacancy Rates
  • Fully-Paid-Off Homes


  • Public Transit Commuters
  • Walkable Areas
  • Bike-Friendly Areas

Where are the Most Expensive Homes?

The highest-priced neighborhoods in the US tend to be found on the west coast and in the northeast. Among cities with populations over 10,000, 34 of the most expensive 50 cities are found in California and 13 are in the northeast. This leaves only 3, which are technically cities that look like suburbs of large inland cities. At a neighborhood level, most large cities have at least one neighborhood with average home values in the top 1%. Examples of the most expensive areas are listed below:

Use the search box above to get more info on each city, or browse the large metropolitan areas below: