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Okemos, Haslett Named Best Places to Live in Michigan

Niche has recognized Okemos and Haslett in the 2024 Best Places to Live in Michigan rankings. Okemos was once again ranked No. 1, with Haslett ranking No. 31.

“It is wonderful for both Okemos and Haslett to be recognized as two of the best places to live in Michigan,” said Meridian Township Supervisor Pro Tem Scott Hendrickson. “Meridian Township residents and visitors know that we are a remarkable place to live, work and raise a family. We offer exceptional schools, top-notch services, and great parks and natural features, which is why Meridian Township is truly a prime community.

Other Niche Rankings for Okemos:

  • No. 1 Best Places to Raise a Family in Michigan.
  • No. 7 Places with the Best Public Schools in Michigan.
  • No. 15 Best Places to Live in America.

Other Niche Rankings for Haslett:

  • No. 25 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in Michigan.
  • No. 28 Best Suburbs to Live in Michigan.
  • No. 31 Best Places to Live in Michigan.

Niche serves as a tool to connect people to potential schools, neighborhoods and workplaces. It presents in-depth profiles of every school and college in America, provides reviews of the best cities and neighborhoods to live in, and lists the best workplaces based on location.

According to Niche’s website, the Best Places to Live ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area. The ranking takes into account several key factors of a location, including the quality of schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics and access to amenities in an attempt to measure the overall quality of an area.

The overall Niche grade for Okemos and Haslett was calculated as an A+, with public schools, housing and job opportunities, and diversity being some of the highest-scoring categories.

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