Photos: Top 10 best places to live in the U.S. has released its 2016 ranking of the top 100 best places to live. This edition features a new No. 1 city and updated rankings, which are the culmination of monthslong research into what factors most influence the livability of America's small to midsize cities. More than 30 states are represented from coast to coast. The top 10 cities are featured here, along with information about the qualities and amenities that helped them make the list.  For a full list of the top 100, visit

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