Best Places to Live in Louisiana

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Louisiana by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Louisiana is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Louisiana has a population of 4,529,605 and a population density of 88.7. The capital city is Baton Rouge and the largest city in Louisiana is New Orleans. 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
1Bayou Country Club, LAPopulation: 1,36689BB+A+A+A+B+A+
2Westminster, LAPopulation: 3,08088AB+A+A+B+BA
3Elmwood, LAPopulation: 4,56585A+AB+AC+BA+
4Lafourche Crossing, LAPopulation: 2,30183BA+AC+BBA+
5River Ridge, LAPopulation: 13,51883ABB+B+BB+A+
6Oak Hills Place, LAPopulation: 7,95783BCB+A+B+B+A
7Shenandoah, LAPopulation: 18,77483BCBAAB+A
8Abita Springs, LAPopulation: 2,71783BB+AB+BBA
9Metairie, LAPopulation: 138,36983A+B+CB+C+BA+
10Youngsville, LAPopulation: 8,17283C+BB+B+ABA+
11Inniswold, LAPopulation: 6,38982ABBAC+B+A
12Harahan, LAPopulation: 9,27982ABB+BBBA+
13Village St. George, LAPopulation: 6,87982BA+BB+BBA
14Old Jefferson, LAPopulation: 6,52082C+ABA+BBA
15Boutte, LAPopulation: 2,59482C+AABC+BA+
16Zachary, LAPopulation: 14,95482B+AC+B+BBA
17Blanchard, LAPopulation: 2,85682D+A+A+BBC+A
18Prairieville, LAPopulation: 27,44781C+B+C+AB+BA
19Kenner, LAPopulation: 66,74881A+ACBC+BA+
20Brusly, LAPopulation: 2,54981FAA+B+BBA
21Berwick, LAPopulation: 4,88881AA+A+D+C+CA+
22Central, LAPopulation: 27,03581A+CCB+BBA
23Mandeville, LAPopulation: 11,82781AD+BABB+A+
24Broussard, LAPopulation: 8,13881AA+CBC+BA+
25Norco, LAPopulation: 3,11081C+A+BBC+C+A+
26Moss Bluff, LAPopulation: 11,50680BA+CB+BBA+
27Watson, LAPopulation: 92780BACB+BBA
28Milton, LAPopulation: 3,11080D+B+ABB+BA+
29Arabi, LAPopulation: 3,68780B+A+BBCC+A+
30Scott, LAPopulation: 8,60780B+A+BBC+CA+
31Luling, LAPopulation: 12,27780BACB+BBA+
32New Orleans, LAPopulation: 341,40780A+ADBCBA+
33Slidell, LAPopulation: 27,20280A+AD+BC+C+A
34Bourg, LAPopulation: 2,16680DA+B+BBBA+
35Covington, LAPopulation: 8,89680A+BD+B+C+BA+
36Prien, LAPopulation: 7,60380CA+CABBA+
37Jefferson, LAPopulation: 11,27180A+A+D+BCBA+
38Albany, LAPopulation: 1,23080CA+B+BC+C+A
39Lafayette, LAPopulation: 120,75780A+A+FBCBA+
40Terrytown, LAPopulation: 23,49280A+A+DBCBA+
41Clinton, LAPopulation: 2,11580CA+A+C+D+CA
42Destrehan, LAPopulation: 11,41880CC+BB+B+B+A+
43Monticello, LAPopulation: 5,47280BA+CB+C+C+A
44Eastwood, LAPopulation: 4,43979D+A+C+B+B+C+A
45Folsom, LAPopulation: 62879CA+BBC+C+A
46Bossier City, LAPopulation: 62,20879A+A+DBC+C+A
47Lutcher, LAPopulation: 3,53679BA+BBC+C+A+
48Presquille, LAPopulation: 1,56779FBA+BABA+
49Mathews, LAPopulation: 2,53579FA+ABBCA+
50Stonewall, LAPopulation: 1,67979DA+ABBC+A
51Gretna, LAPopulation: 17,72079A+A+CD+CC+A+
52Red Chute, LAPopulation: 6,25479C+AC+B+B+BA
53Walker, LAPopulation: 6,12679B+A+FBBBA
54Gonzales, LAPopulation: 9,83779A+A+FB+C+C+A
55Calhoun, LAPopulation: 1,06979CA+B+C+B+CA
56Baker, LAPopulation: 13,86879B+A+C+C+CCA
57Bayou Cane, LAPopulation: 20,50579AA+DC+C+C+A+
58Timberlane, LAPopulation: 10,21279AAD+BC+C+A+
59Addis, LAPopulation: 3,67679DA+ABC+C+A
60Haughton, LAPopulation: 3,45579CA+A+DC+C+A
61Houma, LAPopulation: 33,71979A+A+DCCC+A+
62Brownfields, LAPopulation: 6,11779BA+CBBC+A
63Harvey, LAPopulation: 20,06379A+A+DC+CC+A+
64Belle Chasse, LAPopulation: 13,26879BCBBBB+A+
65Jena, LAPopulation: 3,37479BA+A+CCDA
66Sunset, LAPopulation: 2,89579C+A+BC+CCA+
67Hahnville, LAPopulation: 3,43378D+A+BC+C+BA+
68Madisonville, LAPopulation: 74878C+D+B+AC+B+A+
69Eden Isle, LAPopulation: 6,86578D+DB+AB+B+A
70Gramercy, LAPopulation: 3,55878BA+C+BCC+A+
71Laplace, LAPopulation: 30,73278BA+DBC+BA+
72Maurice, LAPopulation: 1,04278CA+B+D+C+C+A+
73Baton Rouge, LAPopulation: 229,17478A+A+FBCC+A
74Lake Charles, LAPopulation: 72,20478A+A+FBCCA+
75Lakeshore, LAPopulation: 1,58078CA+B+BCD+A
76Claiborne, LAPopulation: 12,21078BA+DBC+C+A
77Thibodaux, LAPopulation: 14,58278AA+DC+CC+A+
78DeRidder, LAPopulation: 10,58678AA+DBCCA
79Shreveport, LAPopulation: 200,09978A+A+FBCCA
80Patterson, LAPopulation: 6,06378C+A+B+CCCA+
81Grand Point, LAPopulation: 2,22378FA+AAB+BA+
82Ruston, LAPopulation: 21,80578AA+D+B+D+C+A
83Chalmette, LAPopulation: 16,66378AA+DC+CCA+
84Edgard, LAPopulation: 2,43978CA+BBCCA+
85Livonia, LAPopulation: 1,68878FA+A+BC+CA
86Ball, LAPopulation: 3,99578D+A+C+AC+CA
87Denham Springs, LAPopulation: 10,21278A+A+FCCC+A
88Carencro, LAPopulation: 7,70477B+A+D+CCCA+
89New Sarpy, LAPopulation: 1,59077CA+BBCCA+
90Cade, LAPopulation: 1,18877FA+B+AC+CA+
91Bayou Gauche, LAPopulation: 2,54277FA+B+B+BBA+
92Jennings, LAPopulation: 10,36577A+A+CCD+D+A+
93West Monroe, LAPopulation: 13,08577A+A+FBD+CA
94Woodmere, LAPopulation: 12,16977C+ADBBC+A+
95Sulphur, LAPopulation: 20,26877AA+FBCCA
96Port Vincent, LAPopulation: 73677DA+BC+C+CA
97Estelle, LAPopulation: 17,07477BADCBC+A+
98DeQuincy, LAPopulation: 3,22077BA+ACDFA
99Hammond, LAPopulation: 19,98677A+A+FCD+C+A
100St. Francisville, LAPopulation: 1,85477CACBCBA
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