In its fourth annual study, SmartAsset compared 291 cities with populations between 65,000 and 100,000 people across 11 metrics related to home affordability, job opportunity, healthcare accessibility, income equality and entertainment options to come up with their "Most Liveable Small Cities" list. Eau Claire cracked the top 10 cities in 2021 coming in at #5. Read the full report, including the methodology and key findings, here.