The cities were ranked based on what the EIU calls the “liveability index”, which includes a number of characteristics like sprawl, green space, natural assets, cultural assets, connectivity, isolation and pollution.
The 10 best cities to live in are:
So, the top 10 are not in the United States. But at least D.C. tops the list of domestic cities. Chicago came in 15th, followed by New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.