Best Places to Live in Delaware

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Delaware by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Delaware is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Delaware has a population of 900,131 and a population density of 368.3. The capital city is Dover and the largest city in Delaware is Wilmington. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
Best cities in
United States of America
Population minimum
Population maximum
Sorted by
Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Henlopen Acres, DEPopulation: 11690A+ABA+A+A+B
2South Bethany, DEPopulation: 34283CABA+B+A+B
3Greenville, DEPopulation: 2,50582BFA+A+A+A+C+
4Hockessin, DEPopulation: 13,28782A+FBA+A+AC+
5North Star, DEPopulation: 7,84581BFBA+A+AC+
6Middletown, DEPopulation: 18,49580A+DBAB+B+B
7Pike Creek, DEPopulation: 7,64280A+FC+AAAC+
8Lewes, DEPopulation: 2,80379A+FBABA+B
9Fenwick Island, DEPopulation: 32379BFB+A+BA+B
10Ocean View, DEPopulation: 1,96879BFBA+BAB
11Newark, DEPopulation: 31,65578A+DCA+C+B+C+
12Rehoboth Beach, DEPopulation: 1,10578A+FFA+B+A+B
13Arden, DEPopulation: 55978A+FCAB+AC+
14Ardentown, DEPopulation: 27677ADCA+BAC+
15Ardencroft, DEPopulation: 23177A+DD+AB+AC+
16Highland Acres, DEPopulation: 3,83877B+DC+B+B+B+B
17Bellefonte, DEPopulation: 1,36077BD+BABBC+
18Bethany Beach, DEPopulation: 67977B+FCA+BA+B
19Glasgow, DEPopulation: 14,78077A+DDAB+B+B
20Dover Base Housing, DEPopulation: 3,16476BACA+CCB
21Kent Acres, DEPopulation: 1,77976B+D+BB+BBB
22Camden, DEPopulation: 3,41876AD+CABBB
23Riverview, DEPopulation: 2,85976FABAB+B+C+
24Pike Creek Valley, DEPopulation: 11,26876ADDABB+C+
25Clayton, DEPopulation: 2,88475C+DBB+BBB
26Townsend, DEPopulation: 1,87175DDBB+AB+B
27New Castle, DEPopulation: 5,30974A+D+D+BC+BC+
28Rodney Village, DEPopulation: 1,30974B+BC+C+CC+B
29Dover, DEPopulation: 36,25974A+D+FBC+BB
30Millville, DEPopulation: 80874C+DDAB+B+B
31Millsboro, DEPopulation: 3,85574B+DD+B+C+B+B
32Smyrna, DEPopulation: 10,06574AD+DB+C+BB
33Bridgeville, DEPopulation: 2,33773BD+CBC+B+B
34Bethel, DEPopulation: 20673FADAB+B+B
35Milford, DEPopulation: 9,51373A+CFBC+BC+
36Cheswold, DEPopulation: 1,48073CAC+C+CD+B
37Claymont, DEPopulation: 8,04373AD+FB+BBC+
38Wilmington, DEPopulation: 71,11973A+CFC+CBC+
39Wyoming, DEPopulation: 1,46973CD+C+BC+BB
40Harrington, DEPopulation: 3,58273B+B+FBCC+C+
41Elsmere, DEPopulation: 6,13172ACCCC+BC+
42Bear, DEPopulation: 19,75172ADFBBBC+
43Brookside, DEPopulation: 14,32172AD+FBBBC+
44Slaughter Beach, DEPopulation: 11972FFBA+BA+B
45Rising Sun-Lebanon, DEPopulation: 3,14572CDCBC+B+B
46Milton, DEPopulation: 2,57872BDDB+CB+B
47Odessa, DEPopulation: 36371D+DDABAB
48Dagsboro, DEPopulation: 98071C+DDBC+BB
49Felton, DEPopulation: 1,42071D+CCBCBC+
50Blades, DEPopulation: 1,43071ABDCD+CB
51Seaford, DEPopulation: 7,01871ACFBD+BB
52Laurel, DEPopulation: 3,76171B+C+FC+D+C+B
53Edgemoor, DEPopulation: 5,88971CD+DB+BBC+
54Dewey Beach, DEPopulation: 26471BFFB+CA+B
55Delaware City, DEPopulation: 1,78471DD+C+C+BBB
56Wilmington Manor, DEPopulation: 8,56270AD+FCC+BC+
57Selbyville, DEPopulation: 2,96070BDD+CCB+B
58Delmar, DEPopulation: 1,58870D+BCCCC+B
59Georgetown, DEPopulation: 6,42970ADFD+CB+B
60Greenwood, DEPopulation: 88169CCDBD+BB
61Woodside, DEPopulation: 16268D+CFBC+BB
62Newport, DEPopulation: 1,07668BD+FD+CBC+
63Magnolia, DEPopulation: 15468DCFACC+C+
64Houston, DEPopulation: 46567FCFBBBC+
65Long Neck, DEPopulation: 1,99667FB+C+BCDB
66Bowers, DEPopulation: 19967FDDB+CB+C+
67Viola, DEPopulation: 18467DD+FBC+BC+
68Frankford, DEPopulation: 88567D+D+FC+CBB
69Woodside East, DEPopulation: 2,09167FB+CDCCC+
70Hartly, DEPopulation: 4267FAFFBBB
71Leipsic, DEPopulation: 9766FCFB+CBB
72Ellendale, DEPopulation: 30565FCFC+D+C+B
73Little Creek, DEPopulation: 23164FCFCC+C+B
74Kenton, DEPopulation: 18964FBFFCCB
75Frederica, DEPopulation: 83064FCFD+C+C+C+
76Farmington, DEPopulation: 7164FAFD+CCC+
Photos provided by Panoramio. Photos are under the copyright of their owners.