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: 33,83186ADA+A+B+AA
3Hoover, ALPopulation: 81,13285A+D+AAB+B+A
4Priceville, ALPopulation: 2,66484C+AA+BB+BB+
5Homewood, ALPopulation: 25,12383A+D+AABB+A
6Alabaster, ALPopulation: 30,37283BB+A+ABBA
7Helena, ALPopulation: 16,50482CCA+A+B+BA
8Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14882CAA+ABC+A
9Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21282B+DA+A+BAA
10Blue Ridge, ALPopulation: 1,65482FAA+A+AB+A
11Mooresville, ALPopulation: 5282FA+A+B+BAB+
12Meadowbrook, ALPopulation: 8,62882CDA+AAB+A
13Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00882FA+A+B+B+BA
14Hartselle, ALPopulation: 14,24281BA+AB+C+CB+
15Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91081FA+A+B+B+BA
16Madison, ALPopulation: 42,92581CCB+AAB+A
17Alexandria, ALPopulation: 3,58181A+AB+C+C+CA
18Nanafalia, ALPopulation: 9581FA+A+ABB+A
19Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24681BA+B+BC+D+A
20Trussville, ALPopulation: 19,52180CD+A+AB+B+A
21Fairhope, ALPopulation: 15,59980A+D+CABB+A
22Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16880FFA+A+AAA
23Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18080FCA+AABA
24Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81780A+CC+ACBA
25Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06580DAABBBA
26Athens, ALPopulation: 22,19880B+A+BBC+C+B+
27Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58080FDA+A+B+AA
28Satsuma, ALPopulation: 6,11980FAA+B+BC+A
29Morris, ALPopulation: 1,93679DAABBBA
30Prattville, ALPopulation: 33,42979C+AC+B+BC+A
31Fort Rucker, ALPopulation: 5,10579CA+A+A+C+CA
32Vance, ALPopulation: 1,27179FAA+BBC+A
33Semmes, ALPopulation: 3,81179C+A+B+C+CC+A
34Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63579BA+CBC+C+A
35Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14579FBA+ABBA
36Rehobeth, ALPopulation: 1,53079FA+A+BC+C+A
37Pike Road, ALPopulation: 5,57578FD+A+AB+B+A
38Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29378FA+A+BC+CB+
39Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64178BA+BBCCA
40Pelham, ALPopulation: 21,32178FBAABBA
41Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35578AA+DBCC+A
42Holtville, ALPopulation: 4,38778D+A+BBBCA
43Odenville, ALPopulation: 3,57078D+AAC+C+C+A
44Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12678FCA+ABBA
45Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43978FAA+B+BC+B+
46Choccolocco, ALPopulation: 2,92078FAA+BBBA
47Moody, ALPopulation: 11,72478FAA+C+C+C+A
48Benton, ALPopulation: 4778FABB+B+BA
49Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85578A+AFB+C+C+A
50Gardendale, ALPopulation: 13,74378C+ACB+BBA
51Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60378BADB+CBA
52Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23378FB+ABBBA
53Concord, ALPopulation: 1,54477FA+A+AC+C+A
54Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30577FB+BAB+BB+
55Hayden, ALPopulation: 1,12177FAA+BC+C+A
56Tuscaloosa, ALPopulation: 90,76677A+AFBCBA
57Headland, ALPopulation: 4,52377DA+C+BC+C+A
58Thorsby, ALPopulation: 2,41677FA+A+C+C+C+A
59Kimberly, ALPopulation: 2,69777FAA+BB+BA
60Locust Fork, ALPopulation: 1,11577FA+A+C+C+CA
61Ardmore, ALPopulation: 1,38077CA+A+CD+CB+
62Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33077DA+B+BCCA
63Cowarts, ALPopulation: 1,80977DA+ABCD+A
64Sylvania, ALPopulation: 1,61477DA+A+CCD+B+
65Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18477CA+A+CDCA
66Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98177FAAC+BC+A
67Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31277C+AC+B+D+C+A
68Highland Lakes, ALPopulation: 4,12277FFA+AA+AA
69Belgreen, ALPopulation: 9777FA+C+A+C+C+B
70Glencoe, ALPopulation: 5,13676FA+A+BC+CB+
71Fayette, ALPopulation: 4,61576BA+A+D+DD+A
72Demopolis, ALPopulation: 7,43976BA+DB+D+C+A
73Magnolia Springs, ALPopulation: 86776DCBAC+BA
74Montgomery, ALPopulation: 205,51676AA+FBCCA
75Spruce Pine, ALPopulation: 11076FA+ABA+FB
76Pinson, ALPopulation: 7,15376D+ACBBC+A
77Daphne, ALPopulation: 21,80076FBAABBA
78Level Plains, ALPopulation: 2,08676FA+B+CC+CA
79Hamilton, ALPopulation: 6,78076C+A+A+CD+D+B
80Pell City, ALPopulation: 12,72376BA+DBCBA
81Thomasville, ALPopulation: 4,20776CA+C+BCCA
82Shelby, ALPopulation: 1,31776FA+A+BCD+A
83Pine Level, ALPopulation: 4,33976FA+BBBBA
84Coker, ALPopulation: 1,04576FA+A+CCC+A
85Holly Pond, ALPopulation: 1,23076DA+AC+D+CB+
86Sylvan Springs, ALPopulation: 1,88276FAA+BBC+A
87Spanish Fort, ALPopulation: 6,93676D+CCABBA
88Forestdale, ALPopulation: 10,31676CA+DB+C+CA
89Whatley, ALPopulation: 3676FA+A+A+D+CA
90Centreville, ALPopulation: 2,76376CA+A+D+FC+A
91Harpersville, ALPopulation: 2,07976DA+A+CCC+A
92Loachapoka, ALPopulation: 11976FACAC+C+A
93Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23976BA+FBCCA
94Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32375CADB+C+C+A
95Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37275CADB+C+BA
96Cullman, ALPopulation: 14,80175AA+DC+CCB+
97Wedowee, ALPopulation: 1,17875D+A+ACD+D+A
98Leroy, ALPopulation: 90075DA+DABCA
99Killen, ALPopulation: 1,48875D+A+CBC+CB+
100Grayson Valley, ALPopulation: 5,50675BA+D+BCCA
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