Best Places to Live in Alabama

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Alabama by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Alabama is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Alabama has a population of 4,777,326 and a population density of 92. The capital city is Montgomery and the largest city in Alabama is Birmingham. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Mountain Brook, ALPopulation: 20,39886AFAA+A+A+A
2Vestavia Hills, ALPopulation: 33,83185A+DAA+B+AA
3Daphne, ALPopulation: 21,80083ABB+ABBA
4Hoover, ALPopulation: 81,13283A+D+BAB+B+A
5Homewood, ALPopulation: 25,12382A+D+BABB+A
6Pelham, ALPopulation: 21,32182B+BB+ABBA
7Prattville, ALPopulation: 33,42982A+ACB+BC+A
8Madison, ALPopulation: 42,92581ACC+AAB+A
9Trussville, ALPopulation: 19,52181AD+BAB+B+A
10Fairhope, ALPopulation: 15,59981A+D+CABB+A
11Alabaster, ALPopulation: 30,37281BB+B+ABBA
12Helena, ALPopulation: 16,50481C+CAA+B+BA
13Priceville, ALPopulation: 2,66481C+AB+BB+BB+
14Headland, ALPopulation: 4,52381C+A+B+BC+C+A
15Athens, ALPopulation: 22,19881AA+B+BC+C+B+
16Hartselle, ALPopulation: 14,24281B+A+BB+C+CB+
17Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43981CAB+B+BC+B+
18Chelsea, ALPopulation: 10,16181B+CBAB+BA
19Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21281B+DB+A+BAA
20Greenville, ALPopulation: 8,01881B+A+A+C+DD+A
21Spanish Fort, ALPopulation: 6,93681BCB+ABBA
22Blue Ridge, ALPopulation: 1,65481FAA+A+AB+A
23Meadowbrook, ALPopulation: 8,62880C+DB+AAB+A
24Mooresville, ALPopulation: 5280FA+BB+BAB+
25Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06580CABBBBA
26Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81780A+CC+ACBA
27Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14880CAB+ABC+A
28Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85580A+AFB+C+C+A
29Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32380A+AD+B+C+C+A
30Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91079FA+AB+B+BA
31Rainbow City, ALPopulation: 9,57979BA+BB+CC+B+
32Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35579A+A+DBCC+A
33Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60379AAD+B+CBA
34Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29379D+A+A+BC+CB+
35Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37279AAD+B+C+BA
36Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63579BA+CBC+C+A
37Fort Rucker, ALPopulation: 5,10579CA+CA+C+CA
38Satsuma, ALPopulation: 6,11979D+ABB+BC+A
39Tuscaloosa, ALPopulation: 90,76679A+ADBCBA
40Orange Beach, ALPopulation: 5,42479CDB+ABB+A
41Gardendale, ALPopulation: 13,74379B+AD+B+BBA
42Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24679BA+C+BC+D+A
43Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16879FFA+A+AAA
44Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30579CB+C+AB+BB+
45Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18078FCA+AABA
46Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23978A+A+FBCCA
47Cullman, ALPopulation: 14,80178A+A+CC+CCB+
48Nanafalia, ALPopulation: 9578FA+BABB+A
49Saraland, ALPopulation: 13,40778B+A+CC+C+C+A
50Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31278B+AC+B+D+C+A
51Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00878FA+BB+B+BA
52Triana, ALPopulation: 45378A+A+DBD+C+A
53Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58078FDA+A+B+AA
54Semmes, ALPopulation: 3,81178C+A+BC+CC+A
55Rogersville, ALPopulation: 1,14178C+A+B+BCCB+
56Muscle Shoals, ALPopulation: 13,18278B+A+DB+C+C+B+
57Decatur, ALPopulation: 55,66478AA+CC+CCB+
58Montgomery, ALPopulation: 205,51678A+A+FBCCA
59Moody, ALPopulation: 11,72478C+ABC+C+C+A
60Highland Lakes, ALPopulation: 4,12278FFAAA+AA
61Oxford, ALPopulation: 21,23478AA+D+C+C+CA
62Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18478BA+ACDCA
63Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64178BA+C+BCCA
64Millbrook, ALPopulation: 14,59378CAD+B+BC+A
65Hueytown, ALPopulation: 16,06078BA+C+BCCA
66Morris, ALPopulation: 1,93677DABBBBA
67Demopolis, ALPopulation: 7,43977AA+DB+D+C+A
68Holtville, ALPopulation: 4,38777D+A+CBBCA
69Kimberly, ALPopulation: 2,69777FAABB+BA
70Glencoe, ALPopulation: 5,13677CA+BBC+CB+
71Arab, ALPopulation: 8,11977BA+DB+CC+B+
72Forestdale, ALPopulation: 10,31677BA+DB+C+CA
73Calera, ALPopulation: 11,57977BAD+B+BC+A
74Killen, ALPopulation: 1,48877D+A+BBC+CB+
75Pinson, ALPopulation: 7,15377CACBBC+A
76Florence, ALPopulation: 39,28877A+A+DC+D+CB+
77Margaret, ALPopulation: 4,29677DAA+C+C+C+A
78Benton, ALPopulation: 4777FAC+B+B+BA
79Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14577FBAABBA
80Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98177D+ABC+BC+A
81Silverhill, ALPopulation: 75277D+ABBCC+A
82Robertsdale, ALPopulation: 5,30877B+A+DC+C+CA
83Clay, ALPopulation: 9,65977D+BC+B+BBA
84Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33077DA+B+BCCA
85Jacksonville, ALPopulation: 12,30477B+A+CC+CC+A
86Rehobeth, ALPopulation: 1,53077FA+B+BC+C+A
87Troy, ALPopulation: 17,86477AA+FBD+C+A
88Pell City, ALPopulation: 12,72377B+A+DBCBA
89Pike Road, ALPopulation: 5,57577FD+B+AB+B+A
90Gulf Shores, ALPopulation: 9,67176BBDB+C+BA
91Birmingham, ALPopulation: 213,18076A+A+FBD+D+A
92Phenix City, ALPopulation: 33,55576A+ADBD+CA
93Bay Minette, ALPopulation: 8,12676AA+DCD+CA
94Leeds, ALPopulation: 12,16076BA+DBC+C+A
95Grayson Valley, ALPopulation: 5,50676BA+D+BCCA
96Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23376FB+BBBBA
97Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12676FCAABBA
98Harvest, ALPopulation: 4,73276D+BBB+BBB+
99Alexandria, ALPopulation: 3,58176CABC+C+CA
100Choccolocco, ALPopulation: 2,92076FAABBBA
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