Best Places To Live In Michigan 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Royal Oak, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,382
85
  • Berkley, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,136
84
  • Birmingham, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,382
84
  • Milford, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,325
84
  • Northville, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,001
84
  • Clawson, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,943
84
  • Rochester, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,872
84
  • Farmington, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,472
84
  • Lake Angelus, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 264
83
  • Huntington Woods, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,310
83
  • East Grand Rapids, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,999
83
  • Richland, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 858
83
  • Lake Orion, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,036
83
  • Bingham Farms, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,220
83
  • New Baltimore, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,144
83
  • Pleasant Ridge, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,544
82
  • Grosse Pointe, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,350
82
  • Douglas, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,046
82
  • Frankenmuth, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,934
82
  • Brighton, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,562
82
  • Grand Ledge, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,779
82
  • Rockford, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,876
82
  • Caledonia, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,595
82
  • Woodhaven, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,747
82
  • Midland, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,067
81
  • Grosse Pointe Park, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,412
81
  • Sylvan Lake, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,591
81
  • Forest Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,072
81
  • Saline, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,000
81
  • Livonia, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 95,888
81
  • Petoskey, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,705
81
  • Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,925
81
  • Spring Lake, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,413
81
  • Okemos, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,827
81
  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 80,682
81
  • Novi, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 56,887
81
  • New Buffalo, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,890
81
  • Ferrysburg, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,939
81
  • Portage, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,137
81
  • Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,943
81
  • Dexter, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,482
81
  • South Lyon, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,514
81
  • Byron Center, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,057
81
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 115,985
81
  • Rochester Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,195
81
  • Grand Haven, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,687
80
  • St. Joseph, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,310
80
  • Linden, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,919
80
  • Lathrup Village, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,109
80
  • Harbor Springs, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 986
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Michigan for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Michigan is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Michigan has a population of 9,889,024 and a population density of 100.9 people per square mile. The capital city is Lansing and the largest city in Michigan is Detroit. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.