When it comes to a high quality of life, Northern Michigan, West Michigan, and Metro Detroit rank the highest in the state.  In a survey done by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, every county in the United States was ranked by the quality of life their residents enjoy.

For 2020, Leelanau county enjoys the best quality of life with Livingston and Ottawa counties coming in a close second.  You can check out the rest of the top 10 below.

The 10 Michigan Counties With The Best Quality Of Life

  1. Leelanau
  2. Livingston
  3. Ottawa
  4. Oakland
  5. Clinton
  6. Grand Traverse
  7. Charlevoix
  8. Benzie
  9. Midland
  10. Washtenaw

You can read more about the findings of the survey and the methodology here.

You can see the entire list of counties in Michigan and how they rank and compare with one another here.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps also ranked the life expectancy for each county in Michigan, which you can check out here.

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