The capital of Florida is in 54th place on the annual Livability ranking for & # 39; Top 100 best places to live & # 39 ;.

Out of 1000 cities with a population between 20,000 and 1 million, each city received a "LivScore" based on points in eight categories, including demography, education, facilities, housing and economy. Tallahassee received a LivScore of 606.

"Whether you are a student looking for a nice place to spend four years, an entrepreneur looking for an ideal place to start your business, or a retired person looking for a close-knit community, Tallahassee has you covered , "the list said.

A sample map of Tallahassee & # 39; s remarkable mentions:

Local obsession: Florida State University football

Climate described in 6 words or less: Fall football feels more like summer

Top sectors and employers: State of Florida, FSU and local public schools

Local Dream Job: Instructor who leads the FSU circus courses

Quintessential Meal: A hot piece from Gumby & # 39; s Pizza

Favorite weekend activity: Cheers on the home team at the FSU football game

After-Work Meetup Spot: PrimeTime Lounge and restaurant

Best brewery / local beer: Proof Brewing Co.

Beloved bookstore: Midtown Reader

Free way to have fun: Investigate exhibitions in the history of the Florida Museum

Hidden treasure: The Fox & Stag, an intimate place with great cocktails and live music

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