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
3Pelham, ALPopulation: 21,32183B+AB+ABBA
4Hoover, ALPopulation: 81,13283A+D+BAB+B+A
5Daphne, ALPopulation: 21,80083ABB+ABBA
6Homewood, ALPopulation: 25,12383A+D+BABB+A
7Alabaster, ALPopulation: 30,37282BAB+ABBA
8Trussville, ALPopulation: 19,52182ACBAB+B+A
9Prattville, ALPopulation: 33,42982A+ACB+BC+A
10Helena, ALPopulation: 16,50482C+CAA+B+BA
11Chelsea, ALPopulation: 10,16181B+C+BAB+BA
12Madison, ALPopulation: 42,92581ACC+AAB+A
13Fairhope, ALPopulation: 15,59981A+D+CABB+A
14Priceville, ALPopulation: 2,66481C+AB+BB+BB+
15Headland, ALPopulation: 4,52381C+A+B+BC+C+A
16Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43981CA+B+B+BC+B+
17Athens, ALPopulation: 22,19881AA+B+BC+C+B+
18Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21281B+DB+A+BAA
19Hartselle, ALPopulation: 14,24281B+A+BB+C+CB+
20Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81781A+CC+ACBA
21Greenville, ALPopulation: 8,01881B+A+A+C+DD+A
22Meadowbrook, ALPopulation: 8,62881C+D+B+AAB+A
23Spanish Fort, ALPopulation: 6,93681BCB+ABBA
24Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14881CAB+ABC+A
25Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06581CA+BBBBA
26Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32380A+A+D+B+C+C+A
27Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85580A+AFB+C+C+A
28Rainbow City, ALPopulation: 9,57980BA+BB+CC+B+
29Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37279AAD+B+C+BA
30Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35579A+A+DBCC+A
31Gardendale, ALPopulation: 13,74379B+AD+B+BBA
32Tuscaloosa, ALPopulation: 90,76679A+ADBCBA
33Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29379D+A+A+BC+CB+
34Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60379AAD+B+CBA
35Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63579BA+CBC+C+A
36Satsuma, ALPopulation: 6,11979D+ABB+BC+A
37Orange Beach, ALPopulation: 5,42479CDB+ABB+A
38Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24679BA+C+BC+D+A
39Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16879FFA+A+AAA
40Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31279B+A+C+B+D+C+A
41Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18079FCA+AABA
42Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23978A+A+FBCCA
43Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91078FAAB+B+BA
44Cullman, ALPopulation: 14,80178A+A+CC+CCB+
45Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30578CB+C+AB+BB+
46Saraland, ALPopulation: 13,40778B+A+CC+C+C+A
47Moody, ALPopulation: 11,72478C+ABC+C+C+A
48Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58078FDA+A+B+AA
49Semmes, ALPopulation: 3,81178C+A+BC+CC+A
50Montgomery, ALPopulation: 205,51678A+A+FBCCA
51Morris, ALPopulation: 1,93678DABBBBA
52Decatur, ALPopulation: 55,66478AA+CC+CCB+
53Kimberly, ALPopulation: 2,69778FAABB+BA
54Rogersville, ALPopulation: 1,14178C+A+B+BCCB+
55Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18478BA+ACDCA
56Oxford, ALPopulation: 21,23478AA+D+C+C+CA
57Muscle Shoals, ALPopulation: 13,18278B+A+DB+C+C+B+
58Hueytown, ALPopulation: 16,06078BA+C+BCCA
59Clay, ALPopulation: 9,65978D+B+C+B+BBA
60Calera, ALPopulation: 11,57978BAD+B+BC+A
61Highland Lakes, ALPopulation: 4,12278FFAAA+AA
62Millbrook, ALPopulation: 14,59378CA+D+B+BC+A
63Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64178BA+C+BCCA
64Demopolis, ALPopulation: 7,43978AA+DB+D+C+A
65Forestdale, ALPopulation: 10,31678BA+DB+C+CA
66Margaret, ALPopulation: 4,29678DAA+C+C+C+A
67Pinson, ALPopulation: 7,15377CA+CBBC+A
68Holtville, ALPopulation: 4,38777D+A+CBBCA
69Glencoe, ALPopulation: 5,13677CA+BBC+CB+
70Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14577FBAABBA
71Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98177D+A+BC+BC+A
72Arab, ALPopulation: 8,11977BA+DB+CC+B+
73Blue Ridge, ALPopulation: 1,65477FCA+A+AB+A
74Killen, ALPopulation: 1,48877D+A+BBC+CB+
75Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00877FB+BB+B+BA
76Florence, ALPopulation: 39,28877A+A+DC+D+CB+
77Silverhill, ALPopulation: 75277D+ABBCC+A
78Robertsdale, ALPopulation: 5,30877B+A+DC+C+CA
79Triana, ALPopulation: 45377A+B+DBD+C+A
80Jacksonville, ALPopulation: 12,30477B+A+CC+CC+A
81Pell City, ALPopulation: 12,72377B+A+DBCBA
82Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23377FABBBBA
83Phenix City, ALPopulation: 33,55577A+A+DBD+CA
84Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33077DA+B+BCCA
85Troy, ALPopulation: 17,86477AA+FBD+C+A
86Rehobeth, ALPopulation: 1,53077FA+B+BC+C+A
87Pike Road, ALPopulation: 5,57577FD+B+AB+B+A
88Benton, ALPopulation: 4777FAC+B+B+BA
89Birmingham, ALPopulation: 213,18076A+A+FBD+D+A
90Gulf Shores, ALPopulation: 9,67176BBDB+C+BA
91Leeds, ALPopulation: 12,16076BA+DBC+C+A
92Leroy, ALPopulation: 90076DA+DABCA
93Grayson Valley, ALPopulation: 5,50676BA+D+BCCA
94Choccolocco, ALPopulation: 2,92076FAABBBA
95Center Point, ALPopulation: 16,90876B+A+DBCCA
96Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12676FCAABBA
97Bay Minette, ALPopulation: 8,12676AA+DCD+CA
98Centreville, ALPopulation: 2,76376CA+A+D+FC+A
99Sardis City, ALPopulation: 1,82576FA+ABC+CB+
100Thorsby, ALPopulation: 2,41676FA+AC+C+C+A
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