I saw this report yesterday and there were a bunch of comments on social media wondering how in the world St. Cloud got on that list.  So I did some research of my own and found out a few things that are contributing to this ranking.  By the way- it's in the top 10 of best places to live in Minnesota.  This is according to Livability.com.

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This is how St. Cloud gets that ranking.  Housing... totally affordable.  The median price for a home is in the 140K area.  Obviously then you can go up or down from there.  There are a boatload of parks.  95 to be exact.  That sounds crazy to me.  I knew there were a lot of them, but 95??  I need to get to more parks!  Also, the job market is great!  Very low unemployment rate.  So, hey, we have jobs here too!

Plus there are a ton of activities and night life as well as theater shows.  Paramount, anyone?

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So, before you decide that you don't like St. Cloud, check out the reasons why it's great.  Maybe the answer is that you need to get out a bit more than you do.