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: 1,31490A+FA+A+A+A+B
2Chevy Chase Village, MDPopulation: 1,98389A+FA+A+A+A+B
3Chevy Chase View, MDPopulation: 1,03089A+FA+A+A+A+B
4Chevy Chase Section Five, MDPopulation: 75389A+FA+A+A+A+B
5Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 9,34488A+FA+A+A+A+B
6Bethesda, MDPopulation: 59,59187A+FA+A+A+A+B
7Chevy Chase Section Three, MDPopulation: 74387A+FA+A+A+A+B
8Martin's Additions, MDPopulation: 89587AFA+A+A+A+B
9Garrett Park, MDPopulation: 1,05087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Brookmont, MDPopulation: 3,88187AFA+A+A+A+B
11University Park, MDPopulation: 2,55986A+FA+A+A+AB
12Kensington, MDPopulation: 1,95986A+FA+A+AA+B
13Friendship Heights Village, MDPopulation: 5,25386A+FA+A+B+AB
14South Kensington, MDPopulation: 7,89586A+FA+A+A+A+B
15North Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 60286AFA+A+A+A+B
16Potomac, MDPopulation: 45,36085AFA+A+A+A+C+
17Fulton, MDPopulation: 2,03085B+FA+AA+A+B
18Drum Point, MDPopulation: 2,56585A+FA+A+AAB
19Scaggsville, MDPopulation: 8,74785AFA+A+A+A+B
20North Bethesda, MDPopulation: 42,89485A+FA+AAA+C+
21Derwood, MDPopulation: 2,16185A+FA+AAA+C+
22Severna Park, MDPopulation: 38,01485A+FA+AA+A+B
23Annapolis Neck, MDPopulation: 11,27485A+FA+AAA+B
24Naval Academy, MDPopulation: 4,93785A+D+A+A+A+CB
25Glen Echo, MDPopulation: 23285B+FA+A+A+A+B
26Adamstown, MDPopulation: 2,36484FA+A+B+A+AC+
27Cabin John, MDPopulation: 2,26084CFA+A+A+A+B
28Brookeville, MDPopulation: 14984CFA+A+A+A+C+
29Ellicott City, MDPopulation: 66,47684A+FA+A+AA+B
30Highland, MDPopulation: 1,07484C+FA+A+A+A+C+
31Riva, MDPopulation: 4,07384B+FA+A+AA+B
32Poolesville, MDPopulation: 4,93184B+FA+AA+A+B
33Rockville, MDPopulation: 60,96083A+FAAAA+C+
34Olney, MDPopulation: 33,78983A+FA+AA+A+C+
35Huntingtown, MDPopulation: 3,88383C+FA+AA+A+B
36Spencerville, MDPopulation: 1,54383BFA+AA+A+B
37Parole, MDPopulation: 16,30083A+FAAB+AB
38Washington Grove, MDPopulation: 52883AFA+A+AAC+
39Four Corners, MDPopulation: 7,64583A+FAAAAB
40Boonsboro, MDPopulation: 3,39483BBA+B+B+BC+
41North Potomac, MDPopulation: 24,22083BFA+A+A+A+C+
42Darnestown, MDPopulation: 6,73583C+FA+AA+A+C+
43Middletown, MDPopulation: 4,10582BDA+A+AAC+
44Dunkirk, MDPopulation: 2,54782BFA+AAAB
45Lutherville, MDPopulation: 6,47582A+DB+AB+AB
46Mays Chapel, MDPopulation: 11,58482ADA+A+AAB
47Sykesville, MDPopulation: 4,44582B+DA+AB+AC+
48Fairwood, MDPopulation: 4,78482D+FA+AA+A+B
49Thurmont, MDPopulation: 6,20482B+CA+ABB+C+
50Cloverly, MDPopulation: 14,73582BFA+AA+A+B
51Centreville, MDPopulation: 4,25582AFA+AB+AC+
52Upper Marlboro, MDPopulation: 67282ADA+A+B+B+B
53Colesville, MDPopulation: 14,70982A+FAAAAB
54Timonium, MDPopulation: 9,94282A+DB+AB+AB
55Urbana, MDPopulation: 8,96582B+FAAA+AC+
56Hampstead, MDPopulation: 6,29982B+CA+B+B+B+C
57Arden on the Severn, MDPopulation: 2,15182C+FA+AA+AB
58Ashton-Sandy Spring, MDPopulation: 5,22482C+FA+AAA+C+
59Springdale, MDPopulation: 2,57181C+DA+AAAB
60Burtonsville, MDPopulation: 8,25981AFAAAAB
61Travilah, MDPopulation: 12,38481D+FA+A+A+A+C+
62Smithsburg, MDPopulation: 2,95181C+C+A+ABB+C+
63Jarrettsville, MDPopulation: 3,32681C+FA+A+AAB
64Columbia, MDPopulation: 100,73581A+DBA+AAB
65Taneytown, MDPopulation: 6,69081B+D+A+B+BB+C+
66Glenarden, MDPopulation: 6,05681AD+A+B+C+B+B
67Bowie, MDPopulation: 55,05981CFA+AAAB
68West Laurel, MDPopulation: 4,53681C+DA+AA+AB
69Crofton, MDPopulation: 28,08681AFBA+AAB
70Pikesville, MDPopulation: 31,71381A+DC+AB+AB
71West Ocean City, MDPopulation: 4,34881AFA+ABAB
72Berwyn Heights, MDPopulation: 3,12681A+DABAB+B
73Woodmore, MDPopulation: 3,49181FFA+A+A+A+B
74Chester, MDPopulation: 4,15481B+DAAB+AB
75Garrison, MDPopulation: 7,48581ADBA+B+B+B
76Kemp Mill, MDPopulation: 12,11181AFB+AAAB
77Kent Narrows, MDPopulation: 54681D+FA+A+AA+B
78Arnold, MDPopulation: 22,62681B+FBA+AAB
79Layhill, MDPopulation: 5,49880B+FA+BA+A+C+
80Towson, MDPopulation: 55,81180A+DCAB+AB
81Brunswick, MDPopulation: 5,88280B+CA+B+BBC+
82Fairmount Heights, MDPopulation: 1,45080AD+A+BBBB
83Mount Airy, MDPopulation: 9,19880A+DBAAAC+
84Jefferson, MDPopulation: 1,78880D+DA+AAAC+
85Clarksburg, MDPopulation: 13,39480BFAAA+A+C+
86Edgewater, MDPopulation: 9,21980A+FB+B+B+AB
87Manchester, MDPopulation: 4,75080BDA+AB+B+C
88North Kensington, MDPopulation: 10,10280A+FBBB+AB
89Cheverly, MDPopulation: 6,21880B+DB+AAAB
90Forest Heights, MDPopulation: 2,07280ADA+BBB+B
91Kingsville, MDPopulation: 4,22780CFA+AAAB
92Pleasant Hills, MDPopulation: 3,58680CDA+BAAB
93Capitol Heights, MDPopulation: 4,36080ACA+BBBB
94Lake Arbor, MDPopulation: 10,92580A+DC+AAAB
95Stevensville, MDPopulation: 6,60980ADBAAAB
96Hughesville, MDPopulation: 2,11480FFA+AA+AB
97Forest Glen, MDPopulation: 6,86580AFABB+AB
98Myersville, MDPopulation: 1,86780DDA+A+AAC+
99Point of Rocks, MDPopulation: 1,43280DDA+A+AB+C+
100Cape St. Claire, MDPopulation: 8,74680BFB+A+AAB
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