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Cary Voted As One Of Best Places To Live In U.S.

Posted July 17, 2006 10:07 a.m. EDT

— According to

Money Magazine

, Cary is one of the top places to live in the country.

The town ranked fifth on the the magazine's list of "America's Best Small Cities." The rankings were based on several factors, including job growth, quality of public schools, and arts and leisure.

"This is continued wonderful news for our community and a tribute to the effort that has gone into making Cary over the last 20 years," said Cary Mayor Ernie McAlister.

The other

Money Magazine

top honorees among small cities include Fort Collins, Colo., Naperville, Ill., Sugar Land, Texas, and Columbia, Md.

Raleigh was also named in the magazine as the fourth best place to live among big cities with populations greater than 300,000.