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.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Henlopen Acres, DEPopulation: 11683A+FBA+A+A+B
2Greenville, DEPopulation: 2,50582BFA+A+A+A+C+
3Hockessin, DEPopulation: 13,28782A+FBA+A+AC+
4North Star, DEPopulation: 7,84581BFBA+A+AC+
5Middletown, DEPopulation: 18,49580A+DBAB+B+B
6Pike Creek, DEPopulation: 7,64280A+FC+AAAC+
7Lewes, DEPopulation: 2,80379A+FBABA+B
8Fenwick Island, DEPopulation: 32379BFB+A+BA+B
9Ocean View, DEPopulation: 1,96879BFBA+BAB
10Newark, DEPopulation: 31,65578A+DCA+C+B+C+
11Rehoboth Beach, DEPopulation: 1,10578A+FFA+B+A+B
12Arden, DEPopulation: 55978A+DCAB+AC+
13Ardentown, DEPopulation: 27678ADCA+BAC+
14Bellefonte, DEPopulation: 1,36077BD+BABBC+
15Ardencroft, DEPopulation: 23177A+DD+AB+AC+
16Highland Acres, DEPopulation: 3,83877B+DC+B+B+B+B
17Glasgow, DEPopulation: 14,78077A+DDAB+B+B
18Bethany Beach, DEPopulation: 67977B+FCA+BA+B
19South Bethany, DEPopulation: 34277CFBA+B+A+B
20Kent Acres, DEPopulation: 1,77976B+D+BB+BBB
21Camden, DEPopulation: 3,41876AD+CABBB
22Pike Creek Valley, DEPopulation: 11,26876ADDABB+C+
23Clayton, DEPopulation: 2,88475C+D+BB+BBB
24Townsend, DEPopulation: 1,87175DDBB+AB+B
25Rodney Village, DEPopulation: 1,30975B+BC+C+CC+B
26New Castle, DEPopulation: 5,30974A+D+D+BC+BC+
27Dover, DEPopulation: 36,25974A+CFBC+BB
28Millville, DEPopulation: 80874C+DDAB+B+B
29Millsboro, DEPopulation: 3,85574B+DD+B+C+B+B
30Smyrna, DEPopulation: 10,06574AD+DB+C+BB
31Bridgeville, DEPopulation: 2,33773BD+CBC+B+B
32Milford, DEPopulation: 9,51373A+CFBC+BC+
33Wilmington, DEPopulation: 71,11973A+CFC+CBC+
34Claymont, DEPopulation: 8,04373AD+FB+BBC+
35Cheswold, DEPopulation: 1,48073CAC+C+CD+B
36Harrington, DEPopulation: 3,58273B+B+FBCC+C+
37Elsmere, DEPopulation: 6,13173ACCCC+BC+
38Wyoming, DEPopulation: 1,46973CD+C+BC+BB
39Bear, DEPopulation: 19,75173AD+FBBBC+
40Brookside, DEPopulation: 14,32173AD+FBBBC+
41Rising Sun-Lebanon, DEPopulation: 3,14572CDCBC+B+B
42Slaughter Beach, DEPopulation: 11972FFBA+BA+B
43Milton, DEPopulation: 2,57872BDDB+CB+B
44Dover Base Housing, DEPopulation: 3,16472BDCA+CCB
45Riverview, DEPopulation: 2,85972FDBAB+B+C+
46Odessa, DEPopulation: 36372D+DDABAB
47Blades, DEPopulation: 1,43072ABDCD+CB
48Dagsboro, DEPopulation: 98071C+DDBC+BB
49Seaford, DEPopulation: 7,01871AC+FBD+BB
50Felton, DEPopulation: 1,42071D+CCBCBC+
51Laurel, DEPopulation: 3,76171B+BFC+D+C+B
52Edgemoor, DEPopulation: 5,88971CD+DB+BBC+
53Delaware City, DEPopulation: 1,78471DCC+C+BBB
54Wilmington Manor, DEPopulation: 8,56271AD+FCC+BC+
55Dewey Beach, DEPopulation: 26471BFFB+CA+B
56Delmar, DEPopulation: 1,58870D+B+CCCC+B
57Selbyville, DEPopulation: 2,96070BDD+CCB+B
58Georgetown, DEPopulation: 6,42970ADFD+CB+B
59Bethel, DEPopulation: 20669FDDAB+B+B
60Greenwood, DEPopulation: 88169CCDBD+BB
61Woodside, DEPopulation: 16268D+CFBC+BB
62Newport, DEPopulation: 1,07668BCFD+CBC+
63Magnolia, DEPopulation: 15468DCFACC+C+
64Houston, DEPopulation: 46568FC+FBBBC+
65Long Neck, DEPopulation: 1,99667FAC+BCDB
66Woodside East, DEPopulation: 2,09167FB+CDCCC+
67Bowers, DEPopulation: 19967FDDB+CB+C+
68Viola, DEPopulation: 18467DD+FBC+BC+
69Frankford, DEPopulation: 88567D+D+FC+CBB
70Leipsic, DEPopulation: 9767FCFB+CBB
71Ellendale, DEPopulation: 30565FCFC+D+C+B
72Little Creek, DEPopulation: 23165FCFCC+C+B
73Kenton, DEPopulation: 18964FB+FFCCB
74Farmington, DEPopulation: 7164FA+FD+CCC+
75Frederica, DEPopulation: 83064FCFD+C+C+C+
76Hartly, DEPopulation: 4263FD+FFBBB
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