Places where the middle class is thriving in America

Places where the middle class is thriving in America

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By Steve Hargreaves, CNNMoney

The eight places in our slideshow above score high on factors important to middle-class families -- with low unemployment, a good quality of life and decent incomes, according to government data compiled by CNNMoney and nonprofits Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. CNNMoney also considered things like education levels, income inequality, housing affordability, crime and poverty rates, and access to amenities such as banks, health care and grocery stores. (Click here to read more about CNNMoney's methodology.)

Click on the photo above to see eight places where the middle class thrives in America.

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