Coming in it 100, Ann Arbor joins 5 other Michigan commumnities on the list of best places (pop. 50K-300K) to lay down stakes in. Whon in the Mitten ranked higher? Shelby Township was 78th, Macomb Township was 84th, West Bloomfield Township was 37th, and Troy kicked our butt. coming in at 26th. Carmel, IN took the top spot.
"Cheering a Big 10 football game along with thousands of other fans is a major rush, but what really powers this college town is job opportunities. Though the city has lost several large employers like Pfizer and Borders, it has attracted many others -- cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks and hospitality giant Hyatt recently opened offices here. Families generally avoid the student-filled homes near campus, opting for the quieter west and north sides of town. "