They say that home is where the heart is, and why not. We have to have our comfort place to rest and relax. I have lived in many cities in my life, Chicago, Tampa, Philly, Las Vegas and more. All of these cities had their good qualities, and really were fun places to live.

I find the Lansing area to be very cozy, with some of the nicest folks. I think the Midwest has the kindest people. Being from Chicago, I really feel comfortable here.

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Well check this out, Okemos is the sixth best place to live in the U.S. according to Niche.com. This site compiles both resident and data reviews on cities.

This was a nice move for this great city because last year, Okemos placed 13th in the best cities to live in, so it made a significant move up.  Okemos placed sixth for the quality of its public schools, housing and family friendly environment.  It is such a nice area. I am in that community quite a bit.

Other cities that placed in the top five best places to live in Michigan include:

  1. Okemos
  2. Troy
  3. Bloomfield Charter Township
  4. Beverly Hills
  5. Ann Arbor

Okemo is in Ingham County and has a great suburban feel with lots to do. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.  It also has a very low crime rate says neighborhoodsscout.com.  It's one of safest communities in America.

So hats off to a great place to live in Michigan, Okemos.

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