Top 25 best places to live in Michigan

Metro Detroit area takes 10 of the 25 spots

DETROIT - Michigan has already been named the best state in the country -- now we're taking a look at the top places to live inside the state.

New rankings released by Niche list the top 25 best places to live in Michigan.

The rankings are based on crime, schools, cost of living, job market and local amenities.

The Metro Detroit area takes 10 of the 25 spots on the list. Here's the breakdown:

  1. Ann Arbor
  2. Okemos
  3. East Grand Rapids
  4. Birmingham
  5. Scio Township
  6. Pittsfield Charter Township
  7. Bloomfield Charter Township
  8. Troy
  9. Novi
  10. Meridian Charter Township
  11. Beverly Hills
  12. Forest Hills
  13. Ada Township
  14. Rochester Hills
  15. Haslett
  16. Saline
  17. Northville
  18. Rochester
  19. Farmington Hills
  20. Lodi Township
  21. Farmington
  22. Cascade Charter Township
  23. Park Township
  24. Midland
  25. Beechwood

The list actually extends to the top 100 places to live in Michigan. Here are some other notable ranks:

32. Royal Oak

35. Grosse Pointe

44. Bloomfield Hills

47. Petoskey

51. Plymouth

69. Canton Township

71. Chelsea

84. Ferndale

95. Walled Lake

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