Boca Raton Named Second Best Town to Live in Florida

by Caitlin Ostroff May 27, 2015 02:02 PM

Boca Raton Named Second Best Town to Live in Florida

Residents of one Palm Beach County town now have another reason to brag.

Boca Raton ranked the second best town to live in Florida in the 2015 Niche Rankings. The town came in after Sarasota and just before Deerfield Beach. Boca was listed as 72 in the national rankings

The research sites evaluates locations based on population size and various factors surrounding quality of life to help people choose the right place to live. For the ranking, a town was defined as having a population between 5,000 and 100,000. 

Boca Raton received “A” grades in five categories: things to do, easiest commute, health and fitness, weather, and outdoor activities.

Other factors in the ranking included housing, education, jobs and crime and safety. Boca received a “C” in the latter. 

In case you were curious, the best towns to live in the United States were determined to be Palo Alto, California, followed by Park City, Utah, and then Redmond, Washington. 

Visit Niche for the complete listing of Florida towns.