According to a new study by Niche, Berkeley is the sixth most livable city in the United States. The ranking takes into account factors such as quality of schools, housing, employment, crime rates, and access to amenities.
Other Bay Area cities that moved up in the most recent rankings:
- Sunnyvale, #14 (up from #16)
- Santa Clara, #16 (up from #24)
- San José, #99 (up from #115)
- Oakland, #134 (up from #140)
Overall, the most livable city in the U.S. was judged to be Cambridge, MA.