A bustling downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods make Ann Arbor a safe and ideal place to live, learn, work and raise a family. More than 114,000 residents live within the city’s 28 square miles, and Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live in the United States. Find out the other honors our city has received!
Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education and boasts five colleges and universities. The city’s acclaimed public school system has adapted a comprehensive academic achievement plan to help ensure all students are successful.
Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks with trails, golf, canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more. One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the city’s green space.