KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City suburb has cracked the Top 10 in an annual list of best small cities to live.
Overland Park, Kan., came in at No. 9 on Money Magazine’s "100 Best Places to Live in America" list, released at 8 a.m. CT Monday morning.
Money compiled statistics on small cities – with populations between 50,000 and 300,000 – dealing with economic strength, health care, crime, schools and activities.
For more on Overland Park's ranking, visit: http://cnnmon.ie/OG7CPw
Carmel, Ind., was No. 1 on the list.
Overland Park's neighbor to the south, Olathe, also made the list, coming in at No. 57. More on Olathe's ranking can be found at: http://cnnmon.ie/OG9FD5
In Missouri, O'Fallon, St. Charles and Florissant, all suburbs of St. Louis, cracked the Top 100, at 39, 71 and 76, respectively. No Kansas City suburbs on the Missouri side of the state line made the list.
Last year, Money Magazine ranked the top small towns, those with populations under 50,000. Kansas City suburbs Liberty, Mo. (7), and Lenexa, Kan. (47), both made that list.
For more on Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" list, visit: http://cnnmon.ie/OG7rDK
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