These are the 5 best places to live in the US in 2018

Home sweet home could look a lot different depending on where you are in the country — but not every town is created equal. When you take a look at where to set down roots, there’s a lot to consider: affordability, job prospects, even quality of life. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings for the best places to live — read on to see which metro areas were said to be top dogs nationwide.

Click to see where you can live for less than $50,000 annually.

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