Do you wonder which city is right for you? This selector features over 300 US metropolitan areas. These are America's major population centers combining neighboring cities and surrounding suburbs. More than 80% of Americans live in these metro areas. Much of the data used here has been made available by the U.S. Census Bureau and other governmental sources. The third party raters, cited in this selector, of the best places for various activities and interests tend to focus on larger metro areas. Unless otherwise noted, over 300 metro areas have been ranked for each each question.