Best Cities In Maryland

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). 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: 1,31491A+FA+A+A+A+B
2Chevy Chase Village, MDPopulation: 1,98390A+FA+A+A+A+B
3Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 2,84690A+FAA+A+A+B
4Chevy Chase View, MDPopulation: 1,03090A+FA+A+A+A+B
5Chevy Chase Section Five, MDPopulation: 75389A+FA+A+A+A+B
6Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 9,34488A+FA+A+A+A+B
7Bethesda, MDPopulation: 59,59188A+FA+A+A+A+B
8Chevy Chase Section Three, MDPopulation: 74388A+FA+A+A+A+B
9Garrett Park, MDPopulation: 1,05088A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Martin's Additions, MDPopulation: 89588AFA+A+A+A+B
11University Park, MDPopulation: 2,55987A+DA+A+A+AB
12Kensington, MDPopulation: 1,95987A+FA+A+AA+B
13Friendship Heights Village, MDPopulation: 5,25387A+DA+A+B+AB
14South Kensington, MDPopulation: 7,89587A+FA+A+A+A+B
15North Chevy Chase, MDPopulation: 60287AFA+A+A+A+B
16Brookmont, MDPopulation: 3,88186B+FA+A+A+A+B
17Fulton, MDPopulation: 2,03086B+FA+AA+A+B
18Drum Point, MDPopulation: 2,56586A+D+A+A+AAB
19Scaggsville, MDPopulation: 8,74786ADA+A+A+A+B
20Derwood, MDPopulation: 2,16186A+DA+AAA+C+
21North Bethesda, MDPopulation: 42,89485A+DA+AAA+C+
22Glen Echo, MDPopulation: 23285B+FA+A+A+A+B
23Cabin John, MDPopulation: 2,26085CFA+A+A+A+B
24Lutherville, MDPopulation: 6,47585A+C+BAB+AB
25Adamstown, MDPopulation: 2,36484FA+A+B+A+AC+
26Spencerville, MDPopulation: 1,54384BDA+AA+A+B
27Brookeville, MDPopulation: 14984CFA+A+A+A+C+
28Rockville, MDPopulation: 60,96084A+DAAAA+C+
29Ellicott City, MDPopulation: 66,47684ADAA+AA+B
30Thurmont, MDPopulation: 6,20484C+AA+ABB+C+
31Highland, MDPopulation: 1,07484C+FA+A+A+A+C+
32Washington Grove, MDPopulation: 52884ADA+A+AAC+
33Parole, MDPopulation: 16,30084A+D+AAB+AB
34Hampton, MDPopulation: 4,91384BDA+AAA+B
35Severna Park, MDPopulation: 38,01483B+DAAA+A+B
36Four Corners, MDPopulation: 7,64583A+DAAAAB
37Glenarden, MDPopulation: 6,05683BAA+B+C+B+B
38Smithsburg, MDPopulation: 2,95183CA+A+ABB+C+
39Dunkirk, MDPopulation: 2,54783BDA+AAAB
40Capitol Heights, MDPopulation: 4,36083AAA+BBBB
41Springdale, MDPopulation: 2,57183C+CA+AAAB
42Fairwood, MDPopulation: 4,78483D+DA+AA+A+B
43Boonsboro, MDPopulation: 3,39483D+A+A+B+B+BC+
44Olney, MDPopulation: 33,78983B+DAAA+A+C+
45Arden on the Severn, MDPopulation: 2,15183C+DA+AA+AB
46Woodsboro, MDPopulation: 1,18083CAA+B+BAC+
47Middletown, MDPopulation: 4,10583CCA+A+AAC+
48Sykesville, MDPopulation: 4,44582C+C+A+AB+AC+
49Hampstead, MDPopulation: 6,29982CA+A+B+B+B+C
50Pleasant Hills, MDPopulation: 3,58682D+BA+BAAB
51Urbana, MDPopulation: 8,96582B+DAAA+AC+
52Fairmount Heights, MDPopulation: 1,45082AC+A+BBBB
53National Harbor, MDPopulation: 3,61082ABA+BBB+B
54Jefferson, MDPopulation: 1,78882D+CA+AAAC+
55Garrison, MDPopulation: 7,48582B+BBA+B+B+B
56Taneytown, MDPopulation: 6,69082C+B+A+B+BB+C+
57Towson, MDPopulation: 55,81182A+CCAB+AB
58Myersville, MDPopulation: 1,86782DC+A+A+AAC+
59Bowie, MDPopulation: 55,05982CD+A+AAAB
60Columbia, MDPopulation: 100,73582A+CC+A+AAB
61Annapolis Neck, MDPopulation: 11,27482CDA+AAA+B
62Forest Heights, MDPopulation: 2,07282AC+A+BBB+B
63Point of Rocks, MDPopulation: 1,43282DC+A+A+AB+C+
64Huntingtown, MDPopulation: 3,88382D+FA+AA+A+B
65Poolesville, MDPopulation: 4,93182CDA+AA+A+B
66Cheverly, MDPopulation: 6,21882B+CB+AAAB
67Colesville, MDPopulation: 14,70982B+DB+AAAB
68Keedysville, MDPopulation: 1,06982DB+A+AAAC+
69Paramount-Long Meadow, MDPopulation: 2,43082DAA+B+B+B+C+
70New Windsor, MDPopulation: 1,41182D+AA+B+B+B+C+
71Mays Chapel, MDPopulation: 11,58482C+D+AA+AAB
72Brunswick, MDPopulation: 5,88282CAA+B+BBC+
73Pikesville, MDPopulation: 31,71381ABC+AB+AB
74Edmonston, MDPopulation: 1,40881A+B+A+DBB+B
75Kent Narrows, MDPopulation: 54681D+DA+A+AA+B
76Owings Mills, MDPopulation: 31,93081A+B+D+AB+B+B
77Layhill, MDPopulation: 5,49881B+DA+BA+A+C+
78Kemp Mill, MDPopulation: 12,11181ADB+AAAB
79Naval Academy, MDPopulation: 4,93781A+D+C+A+A+CB
80Burtonsville, MDPopulation: 8,25981BDAAAAB
81Savage, MDPopulation: 6,55681B+C+BAAAB
82Frederick, MDPopulation: 65,17181A+ACB+BB+C+
83Berwyn Heights, MDPopulation: 3,12681A+D+ABAB+B
84Grahamtown, MDPopulation: 36081A+A+DA+BBC
85West Ocean City, MDPopulation: 4,34881B+D+AABAB
86White Marsh, MDPopulation: 9,15581AB+CAB+B+B
87North Kensington, MDPopulation: 10,10281A+DBBB+AB
88Takoma Park, MDPopulation: 16,90281A+DC+ABAB
89Chester, MDPopulation: 4,15481C+CAAB+AB
90District Heights, MDPopulation: 5,87081B+B+B+B+BB+B
91Darnestown, MDPopulation: 6,73581DFA+AA+A+C+
92Annapolis, MDPopulation: 38,30981A+CCB+BAB
93Mechanicsville, MDPopulation: 1,56381CBA+BB+B+B
94Centreville, MDPopulation: 4,25581CD+A+AB+AC+
95Edgewater, MDPopulation: 9,21981AD+BB+B+AB
96North Potomac, MDPopulation: 24,22081DFA+A+A+A+C+
97Braddock Heights, MDPopulation: 2,88281FBA+AAAC+
98Prince Frederick, MDPopulation: 2,77081ACA+BCAB
99Silver Spring, MDPopulation: 74,47681A+DBBBAB
100Mount Airy, MDPopulation: 9,19881AD+BAAAC+
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