Cities where residents look out for family and neighbors, join civic groups, vote in high numbers and have easy access to the digital world are often good places to live. These 30 cities score highest on that scale. Washington, D.C. does well because of its many political connections. Sioux Falls, S.D., and Rapid City, S.D., excel in social engagement — how often residents interact with friends and neighbors.
(Population 500K and above)
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Rapid City, S.D.
West Fargo, N.D.
South Portland, Maine
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