A Colorado town has been named one of the best places to live in the United States.

According to a study conducted by Stacker.com, Holly Hills, a suburb of Denver, is the second-best place to live in the country.

To help with their rankings, Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in every state using Niche’s 2020 rankings. Niche ranks places to live based on several factors, including the cost of living, educational level of residents, housing, and public schools.

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Holly Hills, CO might not be a commonly known area, but this is not the first time the town has been recognized for being one of the best places to live - beating out better-known places like Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins.

Holly Hills has been highly regarded as one of the best places to raise a family and to retire. While many homes in the area are on the older side, they are often spacious and easily accessible by light rail. According to Stacker, About 2,800 people live in Holly Hills, with a median household income of $132,955.

Out of the 50 places ranked on Stacker's list, only seven places were in the West. In comparison, eight Pennsylvania towns and cities made the list.

Top places to live in America according to Stacker.com are:

  1. Chesterbrook, PA
  2. Holly Hills, CO
  3. Penn Wynne, PA
  4. Carmel, IN
  5. Brookline, MA
  6. Okemos, MI.
  7. Los Alamos, NM
  8. Ardmore, PA
  9. Clarendon Hills, IL
  10. Richmond Heights, MO

LOOK: Full List of the Best Places to Live in Colorado

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in Colorado using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

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Today these parks are located throughout the country in 25 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The land encompassing them was either purchased or donated, though much of it had been inhabited by native people for thousands of years before the founding of the United States. These areas are protected and revered as educational resources about the natural world, and as spaces for exploration.

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