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
1Royal Oak, MIPopulation: 57,76186A+AA+ABBD+
2Berkley, MIPopulation: 15,03786A+AA+ABC+D+
3Pilgrim, MIPopulation: 2385BAA+A+BAD
4Birmingham, MIPopulation: 20,15385A+DA+AAAD+
5Pleasant Ridge, MIPopulation: 2,54185A+DA+A+AB+D+
6Rochester, MIPopulation: 12,64785A+CA+A+B+B+D+
7Farmington, MIPopulation: 10,40584A+AA+AC+C+D+
8Clawson, MIPopulation: 11,89984A+A+A+AC+C+D+
9Lathrup Village, MIPopulation: 4,09084A+BA+A+B+BD+
10Huntington Woods, MIPopulation: 6,23684AD+A+A+AB+D+
11Bay View, MIPopulation: 6184BAA+A+B+AD
12Lake Angelus, MIPopulation: 28184AFA+A+A+A+D
13East Grand Rapids, MIPopulation: 10,79784A+D+A+A+AB+D+
14Richland, MIPopulation: 77884BAA+A+B+BD+
15Grosse Pointe, MIPopulation: 5,39784A+D+A+A+AB+D+
16Sylvan Lake, MIPopulation: 1,63883B+AA+A+B+BD
17St. Joseph, MIPopulation: 8,35883A+A+A+AC+BD
18Northville, MIPopulation: 5,99683A+CA+AB+B+D
19Grand Beach, MIPopulation: 27183FA+A+A+AA+C
20New Baltimore, MIPopulation: 11,88483B+AA+AB+BD
21Grosse Pointe Farms, MIPopulation: 9,43383ACA+A+AB+D
22Milford, MIPopulation: 6,21183AAA+ABBD
23Grosse Pointe Woods, MIPopulation: 16,06183ACA+A+B+BD
24Michiana, MIPopulation: 15483FA+A+A+B+AC
25Forest Hills, MIPopulation: 26,23883AD+A+A+AB+D+
26Leland, MIPopulation: 37283B+AA+BBA+F
27Woodhaven, MIPopulation: 12,80083AA+A+ABC+C
28Okemos, MIPopulation: 20,88583A+BA+BBBD
29Grand Ledge, MIPopulation: 7,80583A+A+A+AC+C+D
30Lake Orion, MIPopulation: 2,97983AAA+ABBD
31Trenton, MIPopulation: 18,79283AA+A+B+C+CC
32Rochester Hills, MIPopulation: 71,25183ACA+AB+BD+
33Farmington Hills, MIPopulation: 80,13183AC+A+ABBD+
34Barton Hills, MIPopulation: 28683FC+A+A+A+A+D
35Midland, MIPopulation: 42,02483A+A+A+AC+C+D
36Frankenmuth, MIPopulation: 4,95482A+AA+AC+BD
37Bloomfield Hills, MIPopulation: 3,88282BFA+A+A+A+D+
38Petoskey, MIPopulation: 5,71082A+AA+ACBD
39Williamston, MIPopulation: 3,83482AA+A+AC+C+D
40Beechwood, MIPopulation: 3,18982A+A+A+BC+CD+
41Roosevelt Park, MIPopulation: 3,83082A+A+A+ACCD
42Rockford, MIPopulation: 5,71082A+A+AAC+C+D+
43Crystal Mountain, MIPopulation: 3682FAA+A+AAD
44Franklin, MIPopulation: 3,12982BFA+A+A+A+D+
45Wolverine Lake, MIPopulation: 4,32182BAA+AB+BD
46Brighton, MIPopulation: 7,49882A+AA+AC+BD+
47Bingham Farms, MIPopulation: 1,16082C+DA+A+A+AD+
48Livonia, MIPopulation: 96,63282AAA+B+BBD+
49Crystal Downs Country Club, MIPopulation: 4882FA+A+A+AA+D
50St. Clair, MIPopulation: 5,50882AA+A+AC+C+D
51Saline, MIPopulation: 8,84582AB+A+A+BBD
52Mason, MIPopulation: 8,20382A+A+A+B+C+CD
53Traverse City, MIPopulation: 14,70282A+AA+ACBD
54Waverly, MIPopulation: 24,56782A+A+B+ABC+D
55Flushing, MIPopulation: 8,37082BA+A+ABCD
56Grosse Pointe Park, MIPopulation: 11,52382A+D+AAAB+D+
57South Lyon, MIPopulation: 11,30681B+AA+B+C+C+D
58Douglas, MIPopulation: 1,09781AAA+BCBD+
59Linden, MIPopulation: 3,92681BA+A+ABC+D
60Byron Center, MIPopulation: 5,68281BA+A+ABBD+
61Tecumseh, MIPopulation: 8,52381AA+A+BC+CD+
62Dexter, MIPopulation: 4,08681ACA+ABBD
63Novi, MIPopulation: 55,31981ACA+AB+B+D
64Haslett, MIPopulation: 20,04081B+AA+A+BBD
65Orchard Lake Village, MIPopulation: 2,20981C+FA+AA+A+D
66Chelsea, MIPopulation: 4,94481A+BA+AC+BD
67Lambertville, MIPopulation: 10,39881BB+A+ABBD+
68Portage, MIPopulation: 46,42581A+A+BABC+D+
69Portland, MIPopulation: 3,89881B+A+A+ACCD
70Marysville, MIPopulation: 9,93381B+A+A+B+C+CD
71Romeo, MIPopulation: 3,42781AA+A+BCC+D
72St. Johns, MIPopulation: 7,89081AA+A+B+CCD
73Caledonia, MIPopulation: 1,46181CAA+ABBD+
74Riverview, MIPopulation: 12,45180B+A+A+BC+CD
75Troy, MIPopulation: 81,30780BCA+AB+B+D+
76Chums Corner, MIPopulation: 76080C+AA+B+BB+D
77Holt, MIPopulation: 24,25880A+AB+ABC+D
78Northview, MIPopulation: 14,69180AA+AAC+C+D+
79Ortonville, MIPopulation: 1,43080BA+A+B+C+C+D
80Ferrysburg, MIPopulation: 2,91180BA+A+AC+C+D
81Spring Arbor, MIPopulation: 2,85780C+A+A+AC+C+D
82Ann Arbor, MIPopulation: 114,72580A+CAA+C+B+D
83Goodrich, MIPopulation: 1,86780CAA+ABC+D
84Plymouth, MIPopulation: 9,07080CB+A+ABBD+
85Marshall, MIPopulation: 7,09480AA+AAC+CD+
86Walled Lake, MIPopulation: 7,01480AA+A+B+C+CD
87Grand Blanc, MIPopulation: 8,26680AA+AAC+C+D
88Edgemont Park, MIPopulation: 2,24480BA+A+ACCD
89Spring Lake, MIPopulation: 2,38680C+A+A+AC+C+D
90East Lansing, MIPopulation: 48,44980A+B+AAD+BD
91Ferndale, MIPopulation: 20,06280A+A+C+AC+CD+
92Village of Clarkston, MIPopulation: 91280BC+A+A+C+BD
93Allen Park, MIPopulation: 28,11180A+A+AB+BCD
94Wacousta, MIPopulation: 1,27180DA+A+A+BBD
95Plainwell, MIPopulation: 3,81880BA+A+ACCD+
96Zeeland, MIPopulation: 5,56180AA+A+ACC+D+
97Hudsonville, MIPopulation: 7,16280B+A+AB+BC+D+
98St. Clair Shores, MIPopulation: 60,01880AA+AAC+CD
99Blissfield, MIPopulation: 3,39480BA+A+ACCD+
100Beverly Hills, MIPopulation: 10,29580D+D+A+A+AB+D+
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