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Money.com released their annual list of the 50 best places to live in the country and two of them are located in Minnesota! Actually, one of them is a Southern Minnesota town. The two towns are Shakopee and Woodbury.

Woodbury ranked higher than Shakopee coming in at number 9. The last time Woodbury made this list was just a couple of years ago in 2018 where they ranked number 10. The big thing Money.com talks about is how there are tons of places to enjoy the outdoors in both summer and winter in Woodbury. Here are some stats from Money.com about Woodbury:

Population: 73,000
Median Household Income: $109,000
Median Home Price: $324,000
Unemployment Rate (as of June 2020): 8.0%

Then we have our Southern Minnesota representative! Shakopee ranked number 30 out of the 50 best places to live in the country. Shakopee's slogan is "Where the Midwest Comes to Play" and Money.com says that the slogan is totally true. There are tons of entertainment options, as we all know. Here are Shakopee's stats from Money.com:

Population: 42,000
Median Household Income: $93,000
Median Home Price: $263,000
Unemployment Rate (as of June 2020): 8.4%

Woodbury made it in the top 10 but what are the other towns that are in the top 10? Here are the towns across the country that are the top 10 best places to live according to Money.com:

10. Morrisville, NC
9. Woodbury, MN
8. Franklin, TN
7. Syracuse, UT
6. Westfield, IN
5. Columbia, MD
4. Rockwall, TX
3. Meridian, ID
2. Parker, CO
1. Evans, GA