Niche, a review website, released their 2018 list for best places to live in America and look what Bay Area city is at the top of the list. Coming in at #3 is BERKELEY! That means there are only 2 other cities in america that are better and according to Niche they are in Michigan and Illinois. How did they come up with this list? The numbers are based on, "quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities."
Berkeley wasn't the only Bay Area city to make the list SF came in at #15 out of 20 because of low scores in crime, housing- although SF had great scores for nightlife and overall. Sunnyvale also made the list see where it placed and Click Here to see what other cities made the list.