PHOTOS: Best US cities to live in

1. Austin, Texas. (Shutterstock)
2. Denver, Colorado (Shutterstock)
3. San Jose, California (Shutterstock)
4. Washington, D.C. (Shutterstock)
5. Fayetteville, Arkansas (Shutterstock)
6. Seattle, Washington (Shutterstock)
7. Raleigh, North Carolina (Shutterstock)
8. Boston, Massachusetts (Shutterstock)
10. Salt Lake City, Utah (Shutterstock)
11. Colorado Springs, Colorado (Shutterstock)
12. Boise, Idaho (Shutterstock)
13. Nashville, Tennessee (Shutterstock)
14. Charlotte, North Carolina (Shutterstock)
16. Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. (Shutterstock)
16. San Francisco, California (Shutterstock)
17. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota (Shutterstock)
18. Madison, Wisconsin. (Shutterstock)
19. Grand Rapids, Michigan (Shutterstock)
20. Houston, Texas (Shutterstock)
21. Sarasota, Florida. (Shutterstock)
22. San Diego, California (Shutterstock)
23. San Antonio, Texas (Shutterstock)
24. Richmond, Virginia (Shutterstock)
25. Omaha, Nebraska (Shutterstock)
Itching for a change of scenery? U.S. News & World Reports has released its 2017 ranking of the country's 25 best cities to live in.

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In compiling the list, the magazine examined each city's job market, cost of living, crime rate, quality of education and quality of healthcare.

There are three cities in the Midwest on the list: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. is No. 17; Madison, Wis. is No. 18, Grand Rapids, Mich. is No. 19 and Omaha, Nebraska rounds out the list at No. 25.

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