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+
10University Park, MDPopulation: 2,55986A+FA+A+A+AB
11Kensington, MDPopulation: 1,95986A+FA+A+AA+B
12Friendship Heights Village, MDPopulation: 5,25386A+FA+A+B+AB
13South Kensington, MDPopulation: 7,89586A+FA+A+A+A+B
14North Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 60286AFA+A+A+A+B
15Brookmont, MDPopulation: 3,88186B+FA+A+A+A+B
16Fulton, MDPopulation: 2,03085B+FA+AA+A+B
17Drum Point, MDPopulation: 2,56585A+FA+A+AAB
18Scaggsville, MDPopulation: 8,74785AFA+A+A+A+B
19Derwood, MDPopulation: 2,16185A+FA+AAA+C+
20Glen Echo, MDPopulation: 23285B+FA+A+A+A+B
21Adamstown, MDPopulation: 2,36484FA+A+B+A+AC+
22North Bethesda, MDPopulation: 42,89484A+FA+AAA+C+
23Cabin John, MDPopulation: 2,26084CFA+A+A+A+B
24Brookeville, MDPopulation: 14984CFA+A+A+A+C+
25Highland, MDPopulation: 1,07484C+FA+A+A+A+C+
26Rockville, MDPopulation: 60,96083A+FAAAA+C+
27Spencerville, MDPopulation: 1,54383BFA+AA+A+B
28Ellicott City, MDPopulation: 66,47683AFA+A+AA+B
29Washington Grove, MDPopulation: 52883AFA+A+AAC+
30Four Corners, MDPopulation: 7,64583A+FAAAAB
31Parole, MDPopulation: 16,30083A+FAAB+AB
32Hampton, MDPopulation: 4,91383BFA+AAA+B
33Lutherville, MDPopulation: 6,47583A+DB+AB+AB
34Severna Park, MDPopulation: 38,01483B+FA+AA+A+B
35Dunkirk, MDPopulation: 2,54782BFA+AAAB
36Upper Marlboro, MDPopulation: 67282ADA+A+B+B+B
37Fairwood, MDPopulation: 4,78482D+FA+AA+A+B
38Olney, MDPopulation: 33,78982B+FA+AA+A+C+
39Huntingtown, MDPopulation: 3,88382D+FA+AA+A+B
40Urbana, MDPopulation: 8,96582B+FAAA+AC+
41Arden on the Severn, MDPopulation: 2,15182C+FA+AA+AB
42Springdale, MDPopulation: 2,57181C+DA+AAAB
43Naval Academy, MDPopulation: 4,93781A+D+A+A+A+CB
44Annapolis Neck, MDPopulation: 11,27481CFA+AAA+B
45Bowie, MDPopulation: 55,05981CFA+AAAB
46Poolesville, MDPopulation: 4,93181CFA+AA+A+B
47Middletown, MDPopulation: 4,10581CDA+A+AAC+
48Colesville, MDPopulation: 14,70981B+FAAAAB
49Boonsboro, MDPopulation: 3,39481D+BA+B+B+BC+
50Layhill, MDPopulation: 5,49881B+FA+BA+A+C+
51Columbia, MDPopulation: 100,73581A+DBA+AAB
52Kent Narrows, MDPopulation: 54681D+FA+A+AA+B
53Kemp Mill, MDPopulation: 12,11181AFB+AAAB
54Thurmont, MDPopulation: 6,20480C+CA+ABB+C+
55Burtonsville, MDPopulation: 8,25980BFAAAAB
56Fairmount Heights, MDPopulation: 1,45080AD+A+BBBB
57West Ocean City, MDPopulation: 4,34880B+FA+ABAB
58Towson, MDPopulation: 55,81180A+DCAB+AB
59Jefferson, MDPopulation: 1,78880D+DA+AAAC+
60Mays Chapel, MDPopulation: 11,58480C+DA+A+AAB
61Smithsburg, MDPopulation: 2,95180CC+A+ABB+C+
62Darnestown, MDPopulation: 6,73580DFA+AA+A+C+
63Berwyn Heights, MDPopulation: 3,12680A+DABAB+B
64North Kensington, MDPopulation: 10,10280A+FBBB+AB
65Forest Heights, MDPopulation: 2,07280ADA+BBB+B
66Sykesville, MDPopulation: 4,44580C+DA+AB+AC+
67Hughesville, MDPopulation: 2,11480FFA+AA+AB
68North Potomac, MDPopulation: 24,22080DFA+A+A+A+C+
69Myersville, MDPopulation: 1,86780DDA+A+AAC+
70Point of Rocks, MDPopulation: 1,43280DDA+A+AB+C+
71Cheverly, MDPopulation: 6,21880B+DB+AAAB
72Edgewater, MDPopulation: 9,21980AFB+B+B+AB
73Capitol Heights, MDPopulation: 4,36080ACA+BBBB
74Glenarden, MDPopulation: 6,05680BD+A+B+C+B+B
75Takoma Park, MDPopulation: 16,90280A+FC+ABAB
76National Harbor, MDPopulation: 3,61080ADA+BBB+B
77Garrison, MDPopulation: 7,48580B+DBA+B+B+B
78Silver Spring, MDPopulation: 74,47680A+FBBBAB
79Centreville, MDPopulation: 4,25580CFA+AB+AC+
80Laytonsville, MDPopulation: 30380DFA+A+A+A+C+
81Oxford, MDPopulation: 53980CFA+A+BA+B
82Savage, MDPopulation: 6,55680B+DBAAAB
83Barnesville, MDPopulation: 19879FFA+A+A+A+C+
84Chester, MDPopulation: 4,15479C+DAAB+AB
85Ocean Pines, MDPopulation: 10,46479D+DA+ABB+B
86Highland Beach, MDPopulation: 8979FFA+A+A+A+B
87Annapolis, MDPopulation: 38,30979A+DCB+BAB
88Mount Airy, MDPopulation: 9,19879ADBAAAC+
89Riva, MDPopulation: 4,07379FFA+A+AA+B
90Taneytown, MDPopulation: 6,69079C+D+A+B+BB+C+
91Pleasant Hills, MDPopulation: 3,58679D+DA+BAAB
92Tall Timbers, MDPopulation: 32079FFA+A+AA+B
93Jarrettsville, MDPopulation: 3,32679DFA+A+AAB
94Grahamtown, MDPopulation: 36079A+BD+A+BBC
95Forest Glen, MDPopulation: 6,86579B+FABB+AB
96Mitchellville, MDPopulation: 10,30079BFB+AAAB
97Queenland, MDPopulation: 1,91079DFA+B+A+A+B
98Long Beach, MDPopulation: 1,88079FFA+A+A+AB
99Pikesville, MDPopulation: 31,71379ADC+AB+AB
100Broomes Island, MDPopulation: 24479FFA+A+A+A+B
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