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: 20,39888AFA+A+A+A+A
2Vestavia Hills, ALPopulation: 33,83186A+DA+A+B+AA
3Daphne, ALPopulation: 21,80084ABA+ABBA
4Pelham, ALPopulation: 21,32184B+BA+ABBA
5Homewood, ALPopulation: 25,12384A+D+A+ABB+A
6Trussville, ALPopulation: 19,52183AD+A+AB+B+A
7Hoover, ALPopulation: 81,13283A+D+AAB+B+A
8Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43983CAA+B+BC+B+
9Helena, ALPopulation: 16,50483C+CA+A+B+BA
10Alabaster, ALPopulation: 30,37283BB+A+ABBA
11Headland, ALPopulation: 4,52383C+A+A+BC+C+A
12Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21283B+DA+A+BAA
13Chelsea, ALPopulation: 10,16183B+CA+AB+BA
14Priceville, ALPopulation: 2,66483C+AA+BB+BB+
15Spanish Fort, ALPopulation: 6,93683BCA+ABBA
16Meadowbrook, ALPopulation: 8,62883C+DA+AAB+A
17Hartselle, ALPopulation: 14,24282B+A+AB+C+CB+
18Madison, ALPopulation: 42,92582ACBAAB+A
19Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14882CAA+ABC+A
20Mooresville, ALPopulation: 5282FA+A+B+BAB+
21Blue Ridge, ALPopulation: 1,65482FAA+A+AB+A
22Prattville, ALPopulation: 33,42982A+ACB+BC+A
23Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06582CAABBBA
24Athens, ALPopulation: 22,19881AA+B+BC+C+B+
25Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91081FA+A+B+B+BA
26Nanafalia, ALPopulation: 9581FA+A+ABB+A
27Fairhope, ALPopulation: 15,59981A+D+CABB+A
28Orange Beach, ALPopulation: 5,42481CDA+ABB+A
29Greenville, ALPopulation: 8,01881B+A+A+C+DD+A
30Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81781A+CBACBA
31Satsuma, ALPopulation: 6,11981D+AAB+BC+A
32Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29381D+A+A+BC+CB+
33Rainbow City, ALPopulation: 9,57981BA+AB+CC+B+
34Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24680BA+B+BC+D+A
35Rogersville, ALPopulation: 1,14180C+A+A+BCCB+
36Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16880FFA+A+AAA
37Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18080FCA+AABA
38Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32380A+AD+B+C+C+A
39Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63580BA+C+BC+C+A
40Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30580CB+B+AB+BB+
41Highland Lakes, ALPopulation: 4,12280FFA+AA+AA
42Moody, ALPopulation: 11,72480C+AA+C+C+C+A
43Semmes, ALPopulation: 3,81180C+A+AC+CC+A
44Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37280AACB+C+BA
45Fort Rucker, ALPopulation: 5,10580CA+C+A+C+CA
46Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58080FDA+A+B+AA
47Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35579A+A+D+BCC+A
48Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00879FA+AB+B+BA
49Kimberly, ALPopulation: 2,69779FAA+BB+BA
50Morris, ALPopulation: 1,93679DAABBBA
51Killen, ALPopulation: 1,48879D+A+A+BC+CB+
52Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14579FBA+ABBA
53Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98179D+AA+C+BC+A
54Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64179BA+BBCCA
55Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85579A+AFB+C+C+A
56Glencoe, ALPopulation: 5,13679CA+ABC+CB+
57Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18479BA+A+CDCA
58Rehobeth, ALPopulation: 1,53079FA+A+BC+C+A
59Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31279B+AC+B+D+C+A
60Pike Road, ALPopulation: 5,57579FD+A+AB+B+A
61Margaret, ALPopulation: 4,29679DAA+C+C+C+A
62Holtville, ALPopulation: 4,38778D+A+BBBCA
63Benton, ALPopulation: 4778FAB+B+B+BA
64Tuscaloosa, ALPopulation: 90,76678A+AFBCBA
65Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60378AADB+CBA
66Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33078DA+A+BCCA
67Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12678FCA+ABBA
68Gardendale, ALPopulation: 13,74378B+ADB+BBA
69Cullman, ALPopulation: 14,80178A+A+CC+CCB+
70Choccolocco, ALPopulation: 2,92078FAA+BBBA
71Triana, ALPopulation: 45378A+A+DBD+C+A
72Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23378FB+ABBBA
73Pinson, ALPopulation: 7,15378CAC+BBC+A
74Clay, ALPopulation: 9,65978D+BBB+BBA
75Saraland, ALPopulation: 13,40778B+A+D+C+C+C+A
76Harvest, ALPopulation: 4,73278D+BAB+BBB+
77Alexandria, ALPopulation: 3,58178CAAC+C+CA
78Calera, ALPopulation: 11,57978BAD+B+BC+A
79Concord, ALPopulation: 1,54478FA+A+AC+C+A
80Hayden, ALPopulation: 1,12177FAA+BC+C+A
81Hueytown, ALPopulation: 16,06077BA+C+BCCA
82Forestdale, ALPopulation: 10,31677BA+D+B+C+CA
83Cowarts, ALPopulation: 1,80977DA+A+BCD+A
84Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23977A+A+FBCCA
85Demopolis, ALPopulation: 7,43977AA+FB+D+C+A
86Thorsby, ALPopulation: 2,41677FA+A+C+C+C+A
87Locust Fork, ALPopulation: 1,11577FA+A+C+C+CA
88Decatur, ALPopulation: 55,66477AA+D+C+CCB+
89Centreville, ALPopulation: 2,76377CA+A+D+FC+A
90Elberta, ALPopulation: 1,71377D+A+A+C+D+D+A
91Sylvania, ALPopulation: 1,61477DA+A+CCD+B+
92Hazel Green, ALPopulation: 3,86777D+A+AC+C+CB+
93Belgreen, ALPopulation: 9777FA+BA+C+C+B
94Magnolia Springs, ALPopulation: 86777DCB+AC+BA
95Spruce Pine, ALPopulation: 11077FA+ABA+FB
96Moulton, ALPopulation: 3,43777BA+AD+DCB+
97Muscle Shoals, ALPopulation: 13,18277B+A+FB+C+C+B+
98Thomasville, ALPopulation: 4,20777CA+C+BCCA
99Montgomery, ALPopulation: 205,51677A+A+FBCCA
100Fayette, ALPopulation: 4,61577BA+A+D+DD+A
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