Best Places to Live in Maryland

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Maryland by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Maryland is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Maryland has a population of 5,928,814 and a population density of 474.3. The capital city is Annapolis and the largest city in Maryland is Baltimore. 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
1Somerset, MDPopulation: 1,31489A+FA+A+A+A+B
2Chevy Chase View, MDPopulation: 1,03088A+FA+A+A+A+B
3Chevy Chase Village, MDPopulation: 1,98387A+FAA+A+A+B
4Chevy Chase Section Five, MDPopulation: 75387A+FAA+A+A+B
5Garrett Park, MDPopulation: 1,05086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 9,34486A+FAA+A+A+B
7Bethesda, MDPopulation: 59,59185A+FB+A+A+A+B
8Brookmont, MDPopulation: 3,88185AFA+A+A+A+B
9Chevy Chase Section Three, MDPopulation: 74385A+FAA+A+A+B
10Kensington, MDPopulation: 1,95985A+FA+A+AA+B
11Martin's Additions, MDPopulation: 89585AFAA+A+A+B
12Fulton, MDPopulation: 2,03084B+FA+AA+A+B
13South Kensington, MDPopulation: 7,89584A+FAA+A+A+B
14Friendship Heights Village, MDPopulation: 5,25384A+FAA+B+AB
15North Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 60284AFAA+A+A+B
16University Park, MDPopulation: 2,55984A+FB+A+A+AB
17Potomac, MDPopulation: 45,36083AFB+A+A+A+C+
18Cabin John, MDPopulation: 2,26083CFA+A+A+A+B
19Drum Point, MDPopulation: 2,56583A+FAA+AAB
20Derwood, MDPopulation: 2,16183A+FA+AAA+C+
21Scaggsville, MDPopulation: 8,74783AFAA+A+A+B
22Highland, MDPopulation: 1,07483C+FA+A+A+A+C+
23Severna Park, MDPopulation: 38,01483A+FBAA+A+B
24North Bethesda, MDPopulation: 42,89483A+FB+AAA+C+
25Annapolis Neck, MDPopulation: 11,27483A+FAAAA+B
26Glen Echo, MDPopulation: 23283B+FAA+A+A+B
27Adamstown, MDPopulation: 2,36482FA+AB+A+AC+
28Brookeville, MDPopulation: 14982CFAA+A+A+C+
29Ellicott City, MDPopulation: 66,47682A+FBA+AA+B
30Spencerville, MDPopulation: 1,54382BFA+AA+A+B
31Riva, MDPopulation: 4,07382B+FAA+AA+B
32Parole, MDPopulation: 16,30082A+FBAB+AB
33Rockville, MDPopulation: 60,96082A+FBAAA+C+
34Poolesville, MDPopulation: 4,93182B+FB+AA+A+B
35Boonsboro, MDPopulation: 3,39482BBA+B+B+BC+
36Olney, MDPopulation: 33,78981A+FBAA+A+C+
37Huntingtown, MDPopulation: 3,88381C+FAAA+A+B
38Lutherville, MDPopulation: 6,47581A+DC+AB+AB
39Four Corners, MDPopulation: 7,64581A+FBAAAB
40Washington Grove, MDPopulation: 52881AFAA+AAC+
41Naval Academy, MDPopulation: 4,93781A+D+CA+A+CB
42North Potomac, MDPopulation: 24,22081BFB+A+A+A+C+
43Darnestown, MDPopulation: 6,73581C+FAAA+A+C+
44Sykesville, MDPopulation: 4,44581B+DA+AB+AC+
45Mays Chapel, MDPopulation: 11,58480ADBA+AAB
46Middletown, MDPopulation: 4,10580BDB+A+AAC+
47Columbia, MDPopulation: 100,73580A+DCA+AAB
48Colesville, MDPopulation: 14,70980A+FBAAAB
49Dunkirk, MDPopulation: 2,54780BFAAAAB
50Smithsburg, MDPopulation: 2,95180C+C+A+ABB+C+
51Timonium, MDPopulation: 9,94280A+DBAB+AB
52Fairwood, MDPopulation: 4,78480D+FA+AA+A+B
53Fairmount Heights, MDPopulation: 1,45080AD+A+BBBB
54Pikesville, MDPopulation: 31,71380A+DCAB+AB
55Cloverly, MDPopulation: 14,73580BFB+AA+A+B
56Towson, MDPopulation: 55,81180A+DCAB+AB
57Urbana, MDPopulation: 8,96580B+FBAA+AC+
58Burtonsville, MDPopulation: 8,25980AFBAAAB
59Crofton, MDPopulation: 28,08680AFCA+AAB
60Arden on the Severn, MDPopulation: 2,15180C+FA+AA+AB
61Upper Marlboro, MDPopulation: 67280ADBA+B+B+B
62Berwyn Heights, MDPopulation: 3,12680A+DBBAB+B
63Hampstead, MDPopulation: 6,29980B+CAB+B+B+C
64Ashton-Sandy Spring, MDPopulation: 5,22480C+FAAAA+C+
65Springdale, MDPopulation: 2,57180C+DAAAAB
66Garrison, MDPopulation: 7,48579ADC+A+B+B+B
67Travilah, MDPopulation: 12,38479D+FAA+A+A+C+
68Arnold, MDPopulation: 22,62679B+FC+A+AAB
69Jarrettsville, MDPopulation: 3,32679C+FAA+AAB
70Mount Airy, MDPopulation: 9,19879A+DC+AAAC+
71Lake Arbor, MDPopulation: 10,92579A+DCAAAB
72Woodmore, MDPopulation: 3,49179FFA+A+A+A+B
73Centreville, MDPopulation: 4,25579AFB+AB+AC+
74Taneytown, MDPopulation: 6,69079B+D+AB+BB+C+
75Kemp Mill, MDPopulation: 12,11179AFBAAAB
76Thurmont, MDPopulation: 6,20479B+CB+ABB+C+
77North Kensington, MDPopulation: 10,10279A+FC+BB+AB
78Takoma Park, MDPopulation: 16,90279A+FCABAB
79Grahamtown, MDPopulation: 36079A+BD+A+BBC
80Edgewater, MDPopulation: 9,21979A+FC+B+B+AB
81West Laurel, MDPopulation: 4,53679C+DB+AA+AB
82Bowie, MDPopulation: 55,05979CFAAAAB
83West Ocean City, MDPopulation: 4,34879AFBABAB
84Chester, MDPopulation: 4,15479B+DBAB+AB
85Stevensville, MDPopulation: 6,60979ADC+AAAB
86District Heights, MDPopulation: 5,87079AD+B+B+BB+B
87Silver Spring, MDPopulation: 74,47679A+FCBBAB
88Easton, MDPopulation: 16,04479A+DBB+C+B+B
89Cape St. Claire, MDPopulation: 8,74679BFC+A+AAB
90White Marsh, MDPopulation: 9,15579A+D+CAB+B+B
91Annapolis, MDPopulation: 38,30979A+DCB+BAB
92Manchester, MDPopulation: 4,75079BDA+AB+B+C
93Kent Narrows, MDPopulation: 54679D+FAA+AA+B
94Oxford, MDPopulation: 53979CFA+A+BA+B
95Glenn Dale, MDPopulation: 13,97379B+FC+AAAB
96Clarksburg, MDPopulation: 13,39479BFBAA+A+C+
97Savage, MDPopulation: 6,55678B+DC+AAAB
98Layhill, MDPopulation: 5,49878B+FB+BA+A+C+
99Jefferson, MDPopulation: 1,78878D+DAAAAC+
100Hughesville, MDPopulation: 2,11478FFA+AA+AB
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