According to MONEY's 2019 Best Places to Live ranking , the top 25 places to live in America right now are scattered across the map.

Per their methodology , the ranking measured places on factors like economic health, cost of living, diversity (both ethnic and economic), public education, income, health and safety, and amenities. However, economic factors, housing, health and safety, diversity, and cost of living held the most weight.

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MONEY only looked at places in the US with populations of 50,000 or more . Those that had more than double the national crime risk, less than 85% of the state's median household income, or a lack of ethnic diversity were eliminated .That narrowed the list down to 1,796 places to be evaluated. Using around 160,000 data points, MONEY was able to then shorten that list to the final ranking, which includes 100 places and can be viewed here .

From Denver's oldest neighborhood to the birthplace of Walmart, here are the top 25 places to live in America, ranked.

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