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 4,833,722 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: 33,83184A+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+
17Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21281B+DB+A+BAA
18Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43981CAB+B+BC+B+
19Chelsea, ALPopulation: 10,16181B+CBAB+BA
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
24Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81780A+CC+ACBA
25Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06580CABBBBA
26Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14880CAB+ABC+A
27Mooresville, ALPopulation: 5280FA+BB+BAB+
28Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85580A+AFB+C+C+A
29Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32380A+AD+B+C+C+A
30Rainbow City, ALPopulation: 9,57979BA+BB+CC+B+
31Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35579A+A+DBCC+A
32Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91079FA+AB+B+BA
33Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60379AAD+B+CBA
34Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29379D+A+A+BC+CB+
35Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63579BA+CBC+C+A
36Nanafalia, ALPopulation: 9579FA+BABB+A
37Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37279AAD+B+C+BA
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
42Fort Rucker, ALPopulation: 5,10579CA+CA+C+CA
43Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24679BA+C+BC+D+A
44Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16879FFA+A+AAA
45Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30579CB+C+AB+BB+
46Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18078FCA+AABA
47Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23978A+A+FBCCA
48Cullman, ALPopulation: 14,80178A+A+CC+CCB+
49Saraland, ALPopulation: 13,40778B+A+CC+C+C+A
50Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31278B+AC+B+D+C+A
51Triana, ALPopulation: 45378A+A+DBD+C+A
52Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58078FDA+A+B+AA
53Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00878FA+BB+B+BA
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
61Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64178BA+C+BCCA
62Oxford, ALPopulation: 21,23478AA+D+C+C+CA
63Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18478BA+ACDCA
64Millbrook, ALPopulation: 14,59378CAD+B+BC+A
65Hueytown, ALPopulation: 16,06077BA+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
78Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98177D+ABC+BC+A
79Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14577FBAABBA
80Benton, ALPopulation: 4777FAC+B+B+BA
81Silverhill, ALPopulation: 75277D+ABBCC+A
82Robertsdale, ALPopulation: 5,30877B+A+DC+C+CA
83Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33077DA+B+BCCA
84Clay, ALPopulation: 9,65977D+BCB+BBA
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+AFBD+CA
93Bay Minette, ALPopulation: 8,12676AA+DCD+CA
94Leeds, ALPopulation: 12,16076BA+DBC+C+A
95Grayson Valley, ALPopulation: 5,50676BA+D+BCCA
96Harvest, ALPopulation: 4,73276D+BBB+BBB+
97Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12676FCAABBA
98Belgreen, ALPopulation: 9776FA+CA+C+C+B
99Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23376FB+BBBBA
100Alexandria, ALPopulation: 3,58176CABC+C+CA
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