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A colorful daytime cityscape of downtown Raleigh North Carolina

Thinking about moving to a new area? Or maybe you wonder more about the new area you are in. Well, North Carolina has some great options for you. While many are contemplating between suburb living or city living, it’s good to do some research on an area before you get there.

Bankrate curated a list of America’s Best Places to Live in 2022. From the west coast to right here in North Carolina, people are loving where they live. To identify the best places, Bankrate examined the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. through the lens of one question: What makes a place livable and lovable? They considered factors such as:

  • What does it cost to live there?
  • How does it feel to live there?
  • Who is moving there?

Of course, with no surprise, one North Carolina city ranked as the #1 best place to live in America. Can you guess which North Carolina city it is? Check out Bankrate’s list of America’s Best Places to Live in 2022.