LIST: Money Magazine's Top 50 Best Places to Live in America

Updated: 08/12/2013 7:02 PM By: Leslie Dyste

Photo: Courtesy of Money Magazine

Several Minnesota cities made Money Magazine's top 50 best places to live in 2013. The magazine ranks small towns across the country with populations of 10,000 to 50,000.

Here's how Minnesota small towns ranked on the list:

Sharon, Massachusetts topped the list. Click here to view the list of the top 50 small towns.

Last year the magazine ranked America's best cities. Click here to see what Minnesota cities made that list.

KSTP checked in with Money Magazine to see how they come up with the 'best small towns' list.

Here is some of the criteria the magazine uses to pick the 'best small towns':

The magazine says it selects the winners "based on the data and reporting."