Best Places to Live in Michigan

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Michigan by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Michigan is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Michigan has a population of 9,895,622 and a population density of 100.9. The capital city is Lansing and the largest city in Michigan is Detroit. 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
1Berkley, MIPopulation: 15,03785A+AA+ABC+D+
2Pleasant Ridge, MIPopulation: 2,54185A+DA+A+AB+D+
3Birmingham, MIPopulation: 20,15385A+DA+AAAD+
4Clawson, MIPopulation: 11,89985A+A+A+AC+C+D+
5Plymouth, MIPopulation: 9,07085A+B+A+ABBD+
6Bay View, MIPopulation: 6184BAA+A+B+AD
7Grosse Pointe Farms, MIPopulation: 9,43384A+CA+A+AB+D
8Plymouth, MIPopulation: 9,07084A+B+A+ABBD+
9Rochester, MIPopulation: 12,64784A+CA+A+B+B+D+
10Lake Angelus, MIPopulation: 28184AFA+A+A+A+D
11Farmington, MIPopulation: 10,40584A+AA+AC+C+D+
12Richland, MIPopulation: 77884BAA+A+B+BD+
13Grosse Pointe, MIPopulation: 5,39784A+D+A+A+AB+D+
14Huntington Woods, MIPopulation: 6,23684AD+A+A+AB+D+
15Sylvan Lake, MIPopulation: 1,63883B+AA+A+B+BD
16Royal Oak, MIPopulation: 57,76183AAA+ABBD+
17Grand Beach, MIPopulation: 27183FA+A+A+AA+C
18Michiana, MIPopulation: 15483FA+A+A+B+AC
19Beverly Hills, MIPopulation: 10,29583B+D+A+A+AB+D+
20Leland, MIPopulation: 37283B+AA+BBA+F
21Midland, MIPopulation: 42,02483A+A+A+AC+C+D
22Barton Hills, MIPopulation: 28683FC+A+A+A+A+D
23Lathrup Village, MIPopulation: 4,09082B+BA+A+B+BD+
24Franklin, MIPopulation: 3,12982BFA+A+A+A+D+
25Crystal Mountain, MIPopulation: 3682FAA+A+AAD
26Roosevelt Park, MIPopulation: 3,83082A+A+A+ACCD
27Trenton, MIPopulation: 18,79282B+A+A+B+C+CC
28Beechwood, MIPopulation: 3,18982A+A+A+BC+CD+
29Grosse Pointe Woods, MIPopulation: 16,06182B+CA+A+B+BD
30Bingham Farms, MIPopulation: 1,16082C+DA+A+A+AD+
31Crystal Downs Country Club, MIPopulation: 4882FA+A+A+AA+D
32Woodhaven, MIPopulation: 12,80082BA+A+ABC+C
33St. Clair, MIPopulation: 5,50882AA+A+AC+C+D
34Wolverine Lake, MIPopulation: 4,32182BAA+AB+BD
35Traverse City, MIPopulation: 14,70282A+AA+ACBD
36East Grand Rapids, MIPopulation: 10,79782BD+A+A+AB+D+
37Petoskey, MIPopulation: 5,71082A+AA+ACBD
38Northville, MIPopulation: 5,99682ACA+AB+B+D
39Grosse Pointe Park, MIPopulation: 11,52382A+D+AAAB+D+
40St. Joseph, MIPopulation: 8,35882B+A+A+AC+BD
41Milford, MIPopulation: 6,21181BAA+ABBD
42Douglas, MIPopulation: 1,09781AAA+BCBD+
43Rockford, MIPopulation: 5,71081AA+AAC+C+D+
44New Baltimore, MIPopulation: 11,88481CAA+AB+BD
45Frankenmuth, MIPopulation: 4,95481AAA+AC+BD
46Orchard Lake Village, MIPopulation: 2,20981C+FA+AA+A+D
47Okemos, MIPopulation: 20,88581ABA+BBBD
48Lake Orion, MIPopulation: 2,97981C+AA+ABBD
49Forest Hills, MIPopulation: 26,23881C+D+A+A+AB+D+
50Grand Ledge, MIPopulation: 7,80581B+A+A+AC+C+D
51Brighton, MIPopulation: 7,49881AAA+AC+BD+
52Troy, MIPopulation: 81,30781BCA+AB+B+D+
53Saline, MIPopulation: 8,84581B+B+A+A+BBD
54Oxford, MIPopulation: 3,44581BA+A+BC+C+D
55Livonia, MIPopulation: 96,63281B+AA+B+BBD+
56Caledonia, MIPopulation: 1,46181CAA+ABBD+
57Flushing, MIPopulation: 8,37080C+A+A+ABCD
58Novi, MIPopulation: 55,31980ACA+AB+B+D
59Bloomfield Hills, MIPopulation: 3,88280CFA+A+A+A+D+
60Portage, MIPopulation: 46,42580A+A+BABC+D+
61Chums Corner, MIPopulation: 76080C+AA+B+BB+D
62Mason, MIPopulation: 8,20380B+A+A+B+C+CD
63Ortonville, MIPopulation: 1,43080BA+A+B+C+C+D
64Tecumseh, MIPopulation: 8,52380BA+A+BC+CD+
65Byron Center, MIPopulation: 5,68280CA+A+ABBD+
66Waverly, MIPopulation: 24,56780AA+B+ABC+D
67Goodrich, MIPopulation: 1,86780CAA+ABC+D
68Edgemont Park, MIPopulation: 2,24480BA+A+ACCD
69Spring Lake, MIPopulation: 2,38680C+A+A+AC+C+D
70Ann Arbor, MIPopulation: 114,72580A+CAA+C+B+D
71Village of Clarkston, MIPopulation: 91280BC+A+A+C+BD
72South Lyon, MIPopulation: 11,30680C+AA+B+C+C+D
73Wacousta, MIPopulation: 1,27180DA+A+A+BBD
74Farmington Hills, MIPopulation: 80,13180CC+A+ABBD+
75Ferndale, MIPopulation: 20,06280A+A+C+AC+CD+
76Allen Park, MIPopulation: 28,11180A+A+AB+BCD
77Lambertville, MIPopulation: 10,39880CB+A+ABBD+
78DeWitt, MIPopulation: 4,54180CBA+A+B+BD
79East Lansing, MIPopulation: 48,44980A+B+AAD+BD
80Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MIPopulation: 3,00779CFA+A+A+AD
81Chelsea, MIPopulation: 4,94479B+BA+AC+BD
82Romeo, MIPopulation: 3,42779BA+A+BCC+D
83Portland, MIPopulation: 3,89879BA+A+ACCD
84Shoreham, MIPopulation: 90479DBA+A+ABD
85Stevensville, MIPopulation: 1,16579CA+A+AC+CD
86Grand Blanc, MIPopulation: 8,26679B+A+AAC+C+D
87Glen Arbor, MIPopulation: 23979BFA+A+BA+D
88Ferrysburg, MIPopulation: 2,91179CA+A+AC+C+D
89Williamston, MIPopulation: 3,83479CA+A+AC+C+D
90Linden, MIPopulation: 3,92679D+A+A+ABC+D
91Manchester, MIPopulation: 2,29179CA+A+AC+C+D
92St. Johns, MIPopulation: 7,89079BA+A+B+CCD
93Dexter, MIPopulation: 4,08679BCA+ABBD
94Schoolcraft, MIPopulation: 1,62179CA+A+B+C+CD+
95Marshall, MIPopulation: 7,09479BA+AAC+CD+
96Northview, MIPopulation: 14,69179BA+AAC+C+D+
97Walled Lake, MIPopulation: 7,01479BA+A+B+C+CD
98Omena, MIPopulation: 28379FAA+A+CAF
99Comstock Northwest, MIPopulation: 5,92379C+A+AAC+C+D+
100Marquette, MIPopulation: 21,38379A+AA+B+CBF
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