Top Ten Best Cities In the Midwest United States


The Top Ten

1 Chicago, Illinois

Great Capital of The Midwest

2 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee is awesome but they really need to change their city flag! Have you seen that atrocity?

great city

3 Kansas City, Missouri

The best by far

4 Minneapolis, Minnesota

I might also add that while we are certainly not free of racists, Minneapolis is very diverse and proud of it. In Keith Ellison, Minneapolis elected the nation's first Muslim congressman and he is terrific. Native son Walter Mondale was the first presidential candidate ever to name a woman as his running mate. Minneapolis is a trailblazing city, and proud of it.

Chicago is the only city rated ahead of Minneapolis that has teams in all four major pro sports. We also trail only Chicago and New York in the number of theaters for all U.S. Cities! The nightlife is terrific, there are churches everywhere, we have beautiful lakes and trees. It does get cold in the winter but you dress for it and at least people up here know how to drive in it. Minneapolis should definitely be moved up, I have no desire to live anywhere else!

5 Omaha, Nebraska

Had to put my city first guys. - EpicJake

6 Indianapolis, Indiana

Very down to earth

7 Des Moines, Iowa

How it's under Omaha is beyond me. - JakePlaid

It's amazing

8 Detroit, Michigan

Most of the people who hate on Detroit aren't even from around here. People believe all of the rumors that are made up about it. Sure there are some bad neighborhoods, but all cities have those. Detroit has a sense of pride that most other cities don't.

Detroit, Michigan should not be on this list. It's one of the most dangerous cities In the USA!

Detroit is awesome it's the place to live

9 St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis, Missouri
10 Lincoln, Nebraska

The Contenders

11 Cincinnati, Ohio
12 Cleveland, Ohio
13 Council Bluffs, Iowa
14 Grand Island, Nebraska
15 Columbus, Ohio
16 Denver, Colorado Denver, Colorado

Denver is not in the Midwest. - TopTenJackson

17 Grand Rapids, MI
18 Madison, Wisconsin
19 Saint Clair Shores, MI
20 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
21 Augusta, Wisconsin
22 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
23 Wichita, Kansas
24 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
25 Springfield, Missouri
26 Duluth, Minnesota
27 Ann Arbor, Michigan
28 Dayton, Ohio
29 Prospect Heights, Illinois
30 Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
31 Muskegon, MI
32 Glen Arbor, MI
33 Traverse City, MI
34 Grosse Pointe, MI
35 Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
36 Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
37 Holland, MI
38 Rochester, MI
39 Rochester Hills, MI
40 Harrison Township, MI
41 Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
42 Port Huron, MI
43 Ludington, MI
44 Huron Point, MI
45 Grand Haven, MI
46 New Haven, MI
47 South Haven, MI
48 Dearborn, MI
49 Novi, MI
50 Livonia, MI
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