The 'Best Places to Live' in Missouri are...

The 'Best Places to Live' in Missouri are...

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: A general view of the field prior to Game Seven of the MLB World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)


by Kyle Tons/\

Posted on July 17, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 6:57 PM

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Coldwell Banker Real Estate released a “Best Places to Live” list Tuesday that ranks some of the great places and areas to live in America as well as every state.

Missouri’s top-10 cities include locations in the eastern and central parts of the state.

The list ranks the best places in every state for people who seek social-areas.  The list is based on the number of restaurants, events and nightlife options as well as how many people in the area take advantage of the social scene.

Missouri’s top-cities:

1. Clayton

2. Brentwood

3. Crystal Lake Park

4. Columbia

5. Warson Woods

6. Glendale

7. Richmond Heights

8. Kirkwood

9. St. Louis

10. Creve Coeur

11. Webster Groves

12. Ladue

13. Town and Country

14. Kansas City

15. Ballwin

16. Maryland Heights

17. Olivette

18. Manchester

19. University City

20. Ellisville

The top-10 “social spots” in America include: Manhattan, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; Brookline, MA; Arlington, VA; San Diego, CA; Portland, OR; Mountain View, CA. 

In the next few months, Coldwell Banker Real Estate will release “Best Places to Live” lists for different types of people like Suburbanites, Adventurers, Leisure Lovers and Culture Cravers.