Well you should be, as those two areas were ranked by real estate blog Movoto as among the top 50 best places to live in Maryland.
Movoto used these seven criteria to rank places in Maryland with at least 5,000 residents:
- Cost of living
- Crime rate
- High school graduation rate
- Median household income
- Median home value
- Median rent price
- Unemployment rate
The cities that earned a top ten ranking were mostly in Montgomery County.
For more information on Movoto's Best Places to Live in Maryland list, visit Movoto's website, www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/best-places-in-maryland.