San Jose came in a respectable 10th place on the list. The obvious criteria that prevented our city from being higher is affordability. Hit the source link below for the full list as well as more details.
Source: U.S. News & World Report, hat tip to Barclay Livker for sending this in
2016 U.S. News Best Places to Live Rankings – Top 10
Colorado Springs, CO
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA