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 5,785,496 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
13Friendship Heights Village, MDPopulation: 5,25384A+FAA+B+AB
14South Kensington, MDPopulation: 7,89584A+FAA+A+A+B
15Naval Academy, MDPopulation: 4,93784A+B+CA+A+CB
16North Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 60284AFAA+A+A+B
17University Park, MDPopulation: 2,55984A+FB+A+A+AB
18Potomac, MDPopulation: 45,36083AFB+A+A+A+C+
19Drum Point, MDPopulation: 2,56583A+FAA+AAB
20Cabin John, MDPopulation: 2,26083CFA+A+A+A+B
21Derwood, MDPopulation: 2,16183A+FA+AAA+C+
22Scaggsville, MDPopulation: 8,74783AFAA+A+A+B
23North Bethesda, MDPopulation: 42,89483A+FB+AAA+C+
24Severna Park, MDPopulation: 38,01483A+FBAA+A+B
25Annapolis Neck, MDPopulation: 11,27483A+FAAAA+B
26Glen Echo, MDPopulation: 23283B+FAA+A+A+B
27Ellicott City, MDPopulation: 66,47682A+FBA+AA+B
28Riva, MDPopulation: 4,07382B+FAA+AA+B
29Spencerville, MDPopulation: 1,54382BFA+AA+A+B
30Rockville, MDPopulation: 60,96082A+FBAAA+C+
31Poolesville, MDPopulation: 4,93182B+FB+AA+A+B
32Parole, MDPopulation: 16,30082A+FBAB+AB
33Olney, MDPopulation: 33,78981A+FBAA+A+C+
34Highland, MDPopulation: 1,07481C+FA+A+A+A+C+
35Four Corners, MDPopulation: 7,64581A+FBAAAB
36Washington Grove, MDPopulation: 52881AFAA+AAC+
37Lutherville, MDPopulation: 6,47581A+DC+AB+AB
38Huntingtown, MDPopulation: 3,88381C+FAAA+A+B
39North Potomac, MDPopulation: 24,22081BFB+A+A+A+C+
40Darnestown, MDPopulation: 6,73581C+FAAA+A+C+
41Brookeville, MDPopulation: 14981CFAA+A+A+C+
42Sykesville, MDPopulation: 4,44581B+DA+AB+AC+
43Colesville, MDPopulation: 14,70980A+FBAAAB
44Mays Chapel, MDPopulation: 11,58480AFBA+AAB
45Dunkirk, MDPopulation: 2,54780BFAAAAB
46Columbia, MDPopulation: 100,73580A+DCA+AAB
47Timonium, MDPopulation: 9,94280A+DBAB+AB
48Fairwood, MDPopulation: 4,78480D+FA+AA+A+B
49Middletown, MDPopulation: 4,10580BDB+A+AAC+
50Cloverly, MDPopulation: 14,73580BFB+AA+A+B
51Fairmount Heights, MDPopulation: 1,45080ADA+BBBB
52Burtonsville, MDPopulation: 8,25980AFBAAAB
53Urbana, MDPopulation: 8,96580B+FBAA+AC+
54Pikesville, MDPopulation: 31,71380A+DCAB+AB
55Boonsboro, MDPopulation: 3,39480BCA+B+B+BC+
56Towson, MDPopulation: 55,81180A+DCAB+AB
57Crofton, MDPopulation: 28,08680AFCA+AAB
58Arden on the Severn, MDPopulation: 2,15180C+FA+AA+AB
59Upper Marlboro, MDPopulation: 67280ADBA+B+B+B
60Ashton-Sandy Spring, MDPopulation: 5,22480C+FAAAA+C+
61Travilah, MDPopulation: 12,38479D+FAA+A+A+C+
62Mount Airy, MDPopulation: 9,19879A+DC+AAAC+
63Berwyn Heights, MDPopulation: 3,12679A+DBBAB+B
64Springdale, MDPopulation: 2,57179C+DAAAAB
65Smithsburg, MDPopulation: 2,95179C+CA+ABB+C+
66Garrison, MDPopulation: 7,48579ADC+A+B+B+B
67Centreville, MDPopulation: 4,25579ADB+AB+AC+
68Taneytown, MDPopulation: 6,69079B+D+AB+BB+C+
69Kemp Mill, MDPopulation: 12,11179AFBAAAB
70Jarrettsville, MDPopulation: 3,32679C+FAA+AAB
71Lake Arbor, MDPopulation: 10,92579A+FCAAAB
72Arnold, MDPopulation: 22,62679B+FC+A+AAB
73North Kensington, MDPopulation: 10,10279A+FC+BB+AB
74Woodmore, MDPopulation: 3,49179FFA+A+A+A+B
75Takoma Park, MDPopulation: 16,90279A+FCABAB
76West Laurel, MDPopulation: 4,53679C+DB+AA+AB
77Edgewater, MDPopulation: 9,21979A+DC+B+B+AB
78Hampstead, MDPopulation: 6,29979B+CAB+B+B+C
79West Ocean City, MDPopulation: 4,34879ADBABAB
80Bowie, MDPopulation: 55,05979CFAAAAB
81Silver Spring, MDPopulation: 74,47679A+FCBBAB
82Chester, MDPopulation: 4,15479B+DBAB+AB
83Stevensville, MDPopulation: 6,60979ADC+AAAB
84Easton, MDPopulation: 16,04479A+DBB+C+B+B
85District Heights, MDPopulation: 5,87079ADB+B+BB+B
86Grahamtown, MDPopulation: 36079A+BD+A+BBC
87Cape St. Claire, MDPopulation: 8,74679BFC+A+AAB
88Oxford, MDPopulation: 53979CFA+A+BA+B
89Annapolis, MDPopulation: 38,30979A+FCB+BAB
90Manchester, MDPopulation: 4,75079BDA+AB+B+C
91Thurmont, MDPopulation: 6,20479B+D+B+ABB+C+
92White Marsh, MDPopulation: 9,15579A+DCAB+B+B
93Clarksburg, MDPopulation: 13,39479BFBAA+A+C+
94Layhill, MDPopulation: 5,49879B+FB+BA+A+C+
95Kent Narrows, MDPopulation: 54679D+FAA+AA+B
96Glenn Dale, MDPopulation: 13,97378B+FC+AAAB
97Forest Glen, MDPopulation: 6,86578AFBBB+AB
98Savage, MDPopulation: 6,55678B+DC+AAAB
99Jefferson, MDPopulation: 1,78878D+DAAAAC+
100Hughesville, MDPopulation: 2,11478FFA+AA+AB
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