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
3Hoover, ALPopulation: 81,13284A+D+AAB+B+A
4Priceville, ALPopulation: 2,66484C+AA+BB+BB+
5Homewood, ALPopulation: 25,12384A+D+AABB+A
6Daphne, ALPopulation: 21,80084ABAABBA
7Southside, ALPopulation: 8,43984CAA+B+BC+B+
8Madison, ALPopulation: 42,92583ACB+AAB+A
9Pelham, ALPopulation: 21,32183B+BAABBA
10Helena, ALPopulation: 16,50483C+CA+A+B+BA
11Trussville, ALPopulation: 19,52183AD+A+AB+B+A
12Brook Highland, ALPopulation: 7,21283B+DA+A+BAA
13Alabaster, ALPopulation: 30,37283BB+A+ABBA
14Chelsea, ALPopulation: 10,16183B+CAAB+BA
15Meadowbrook, ALPopulation: 8,62882C+DA+AAB+A
16Pleasant Grove, ALPopulation: 10,14882CAA+ABC+A
17Fort Rucker, ALPopulation: 5,10582CA+A+A+C+CA
18Prattville, ALPopulation: 33,42982A+AC+B+BC+A
19Blue Ridge, ALPopulation: 1,65482FAA+A+AB+A
20Mooresville, ALPopulation: 5282FA+A+B+BAB+
21Hartselle, ALPopulation: 14,24282B+A+AB+C+CB+
22Satsuma, ALPopulation: 6,11982D+AA+B+BC+A
23Lake View, ALPopulation: 2,00882FA+A+B+B+BA
24Springville, ALPopulation: 4,06581CAABBBA
25Smoke Rise, ALPopulation: 1,91081FA+A+B+B+BA
26Nanafalia, ALPopulation: 9581FA+A+ABB+A
27Fairhope, ALPopulation: 15,59981A+D+CABB+A
28Moody, ALPopulation: 11,72481C+AA+C+C+C+A
29Hokes Bluff, ALPopulation: 4,29381D+A+A+BC+CB+
30Daleville, ALPopulation: 5,24681BA+B+BC+D+A
31Athens, ALPopulation: 22,19880AA+BBC+C+B+
32Auburn, ALPopulation: 53,81780A+CC+ACBA
33Shoal Creek, ALPopulation: 1,16880FFA+A+AAA
34Emerald Mountain, ALPopulation: 2,18080FCA+AABA
35Headland, ALPopulation: 4,52380C+A+C+BC+C+A
36Highland Lakes, ALPopulation: 4,12280FFA+AA+AA
37Glencoe, ALPopulation: 5,13680CA+A+BC+CB+
38Indian Springs Village, ALPopulation: 2,58080FDA+A+B+AA
39Rainbow City, ALPopulation: 9,57979BA+BB+CC+B+
40Morris, ALPopulation: 1,93679DAABBBA
41Meridianville, ALPopulation: 6,30579CB+BAB+BB+
42Gardendale, ALPopulation: 13,74379B+ACB+BBA
43Semmes, ALPopulation: 3,81179C+A+B+C+CC+A
44Kimberly, ALPopulation: 2,69779FAA+BB+BA
45Irondale, ALPopulation: 12,32379A+ADB+C+C+A
46Enterprise, ALPopulation: 26,63579BA+CBC+C+A
47Vance, ALPopulation: 1,27179FAA+BBC+A
48Redland, ALPopulation: 4,14579FBA+ABBA
49Foley, ALPopulation: 14,60379AADB+CBA
50Dothan, ALPopulation: 66,35579A+A+DBCC+A
51Northport, ALPopulation: 23,37279AADB+C+BA
52Rehobeth, ALPopulation: 1,53079FA+A+BC+C+A
53Huntsville, ALPopulation: 179,85579A+AFB+C+C+A
54Margaret, ALPopulation: 4,29679DAA+C+C+C+A
55Argo, ALPopulation: 3,98179D+AAC+BC+A
56Pike Road, ALPopulation: 5,57579FD+A+AB+B+A
57Marion, ALPopulation: 3,64178BA+BBCCA
58Childersburg, ALPopulation: 5,18478BA+A+CDCA
59Montevallo, ALPopulation: 6,31278B+AC+B+D+C+A
60Saraland, ALPopulation: 13,40778B+A+CC+C+C+A
61Spanish Fort, ALPopulation: 6,93678BCCABBA
62Holtville, ALPopulation: 4,38778D+A+BBBCA
63Mobile, ALPopulation: 195,23978A+A+FBCCA
64Odenville, ALPopulation: 3,57078D+AAC+C+C+A
65Tuscaloosa, ALPopulation: 90,76678A+AFBCBA
66Deatsville, ALPopulation: 1,12678FCA+ABBA
67Choccolocco, ALPopulation: 2,92078FAA+BBBA
68Benton, ALPopulation: 4778FABB+B+BA
69Mount Olive, ALPopulation: 4,23378FB+ABBBA
70Demopolis, ALPopulation: 7,43978AA+DB+D+C+A
71Concord, ALPopulation: 1,54477FA+A+AC+C+A
72Pinson, ALPopulation: 7,15377CACBBC+A
73Clay, ALPopulation: 9,65977D+BBB+BBA
74Hayden, ALPopulation: 1,12177FAA+BC+C+A
75Harvest, ALPopulation: 4,73277D+BAB+BBB+
76Alexandria, ALPopulation: 3,58177CAB+C+C+CA
77Thorsby, ALPopulation: 2,41677FA+A+C+C+C+A
78Whatley, ALPopulation: 3677FA+A+A+D+CA
79Calera, ALPopulation: 11,57977BAD+B+BC+A
80Locust Fork, ALPopulation: 1,11577FA+A+C+C+CA
81Montgomery, ALPopulation: 205,51677A+A+FBCCA
82Florence, ALPopulation: 39,28877A+A+DC+D+CB+
83Ardmore, ALPopulation: 1,38077CA+A+CD+CB+
84Ashford, ALPopulation: 2,33077DA+B+BCCA
85Cowarts, ALPopulation: 1,80977DA+ABCD+A
86Sylvania, ALPopulation: 1,61477DA+A+CCD+B+
87Forestdale, ALPopulation: 10,31677BA+DB+C+CA
88Rainsville, ALPopulation: 4,95977BA+B+CCCB+
89Fayette, ALPopulation: 4,61577BA+A+D+DD+A
90Millbrook, ALPopulation: 14,59377CADB+BC+A
91Fultondale, ALPopulation: 8,33877C+A+C+C+CCA
92Hueytown, ALPopulation: 16,06077BA+CBCCA
93Hazel Green, ALPopulation: 3,86777D+A+AC+C+CB+
94Muscle Shoals, ALPopulation: 13,18277B+A+FB+C+C+B+
95Leeds, ALPopulation: 12,16077BA+D+BC+C+A
96Pell City, ALPopulation: 12,72377B+A+DBCBA
97Belgreen, ALPopulation: 9777FA+C+A+C+C+B
98Gulfcrest, ALPopulation: 10777FA+A+A+D+CA
99Jacksonville, ALPopulation: 12,30476B+A+D+C+CC+A
100Magnolia Springs, ALPopulation: 86776DCBAC+BA
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