2 Neighborhoods in St Louis Rank Among The Top Neighborhoods in America


Two cities in St. Louis County have received accolades and were recognized among the top places to live in the country by Niche.com.

Brentwood secured the 17th spot on Niche’s “Best Places to Live in America” list. The website is known for assisting students and parents in finding suitable schools and neighborhoods. Brentwood received high ratings for its public schools, family-friendly environment, housing options, and vibrant nightlife. Similarly, Chesterfield was ranked No. 19 on the list, also praised for its excellent public schools, family-friendly atmosphere, housing availability, and lively nightlife.

Here are the top 20 places to in America according to Niche:

Rank Name Location
1 Colonial Village Neighborhood in Arlington, VA
2 Carmel Town in Indiana
3 Chesterbrook Suburb of Philadelphia, PA
4 Uptown Neighborhood in Tampa, FL
5 Cinco Ranch Suburb of Houston, TX
6 Hyde Park – Spanishtown Creek Neighborhood in Tampa, FL
7 Evergreen Park Neighborhood in Palo Alto, CA
8 Radnor/Fort Myer Heights Neighborhood in Arlington, VA
9 Harbour Island Neighborhood in Tampa, FL
10 College Terrace Neighborhood in Palo Alto, CA
11 Brookline Suburb of Boston, MA
12 Ardmore Suburb of Philadelphia, PA
13 Johns Creek Suburb of Atlanta, GA
14 North Bethesda Suburb in Maryland
15 Okemos Suburb of Lansing, MI
16 Blue Ash Suburb of Cincinnati, OH
17 Brentwood Suburb of St. Louis, MO
18 Coppell Suburb of Dallas, TX
19 Chesterfield Suburb of St. Louis, MO
20 South Lake Union Neighborhood in Seattle, WA

Richmond Heights also made it to the “2022 Best Suburbs to Live in America” list on the same website.

Colonial Village in Virginia claimed the top spot on the “2024 Best Places to Live in America” list. As the real estate market remains fiercely competitive, prospective homebuyers are seeking neighborhoods with superior schools, job opportunities, safety, and other desirable qualities.

Although the U.S. housing market experienced a downturn due to high mortgage rates and limited inventory, the gradual decrease in rates since last fall has provided some relief to buyers facing rising prices and housing shortages this year.