According to Money Magazine, Newton, MA tops the United States livability charts yet again. This can be attributed to a variety of factors, including great education, low crime rates, and the aesthetic splendor attributed to its "leafy green streets." Home prices are high, but so are incomes. Major employers consist of Boston College and Newton-Wellesley hospital. Newton offers a great breadth of recreational activities through its many parks and is among the best places in the country to raise a family.