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 9,897,264 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
1Barton Hills, MIPopulation: 28685FA+AA+A+A+D
2Bay View, MIPopulation: 6184BA+AA+B+AD
3Berkley, MIPopulation: 15,03784A+AA+ABC+D+
4Richland, MIPopulation: 77884BAA+A+B+BD+
5Grand Beach, MIPopulation: 27184FA+A+A+AA+C
6Royal Oak, MIPopulation: 57,76183A+AB+ABBD+
7Pilgrim, MIPopulation: 2383BAAA+BAD
8Rochester, MIPopulation: 12,64783A+CA+A+B+B+D+
9Birmingham, MIPopulation: 20,15383A+DAAAAD+
10Huntington Woods, MIPopulation: 6,23683AD+A+A+AB+D+
11Leland, MIPopulation: 37283B+A+ABBA+F
12Clawson, MIPopulation: 11,89983A+A+A+AC+C+D+
13Michiana, MIPopulation: 15483FA+A+A+B+AC
14Farmington, MIPopulation: 10,40583A+AAAC+C+D+
15East Grand Rapids, MIPopulation: 10,79782A+D+A+A+AB+D+
16Pleasant Ridge, MIPopulation: 2,54182A+DB+A+AB+D+
17Lathrup Village, MIPopulation: 4,09082A+BAA+B+BD+
18Crystal Mountain, MIPopulation: 3682FA+AA+AAD
19Lake Angelus, MIPopulation: 28182AFAA+A+A+D
20New Baltimore, MIPopulation: 11,88482B+AA+AB+BD
21Milford, MIPopulation: 6,21182AAA+ABBD
22Northville, MIPopulation: 5,99682A+CA+AB+B+D
23South Haven, MIPopulation: 4,45882A+A+A+B+CBC
24Grosse Pointe, MIPopulation: 5,39782A+D+AA+AB+D+
25Grosse Pointe Farms, MIPopulation: 9,43382ACA+A+AB+D
26Rockford, MIPopulation: 5,71081A+A+AAC+C+D+
27Bloomfield Hills, MIPopulation: 3,88281BFA+A+A+A+D+
28Grand Ledge, MIPopulation: 7,80581A+A+AAC+C+D
29Williamston, MIPopulation: 3,83481AA+A+AC+C+D
30Bingham Farms, MIPopulation: 1,16081C+DA+A+A+AD+
31St. Joseph, MIPopulation: 8,35881A+A+AAC+BD
32Brighton, MIPopulation: 7,49881A+AAAC+BD+
33Petoskey, MIPopulation: 5,71081A+AA+ACBD
34Wolverine Lake, MIPopulation: 4,32181BAA+AB+BD
35Woodhaven, MIPopulation: 12,80081AA+AABC+C
36Lake Orion, MIPopulation: 2,97981AAAABBD
37Grosse Pointe Woods, MIPopulation: 16,06181ACAA+B+BD
38Forest Hills, MIPopulation: 26,23881AD+AA+AB+D+
39Ferndale, MIPopulation: 20,06281A+A+BAC+CD+
40Saline, MIPopulation: 8,84581AB+AA+BBD
41Farmington Hills, MIPopulation: 80,13181AC+AABBD+
42Franklin, MIPopulation: 3,12980BFA+A+A+A+D+
43Okemos, MIPopulation: 20,88580A+BABBBD
44Rochester Hills, MIPopulation: 71,25180ACAAB+BD+
45Grosse Pointe Park, MIPopulation: 11,52380A+D+BAAB+D+
46Portage, MIPopulation: 46,42580A+A+C+ABC+D+
47Livonia, MIPopulation: 96,63280AAB+B+BBD+
48Waverly, MIPopulation: 24,56780A+A+BABC+D
49Chums Corner, MIPopulation: 76080C+A+AB+BB+D
50Douglas, MIPopulation: 1,09780AAA+BCBD+
51Trenton, MIPopulation: 18,79280AA+AB+C+CC
52Crystal Downs Country Club, MIPopulation: 4880FA+AA+AA+D
53Beechwood, MIPopulation: 3,18980A+A+ABC+CD+
54Frankenmuth, MIPopulation: 4,95480A+ABAC+BD
55Traverse City, MIPopulation: 14,70280A+ABACBD
56Flushing, MIPopulation: 8,37080BA+AABCD
57St. Clair, MIPopulation: 5,50880AA+AAC+C+D
58New Buffalo, MIPopulation: 2,04680B+AA+BCBC
59Grand Blanc, MIPopulation: 8,26679AA+B+AC+C+D
60Novi, MIPopulation: 55,31979ACAAB+B+D
61South Lyon, MIPopulation: 11,30679B+AAB+C+C+D
62Dexter, MIPopulation: 4,08679ACAABBD
63Caledonia, MIPopulation: 1,46179CAA+ABBD+
64Wixom, MIPopulation: 13,54479A+AB+ACBD
65Holt, MIPopulation: 24,25879A+ABABC+D
66Pentwater, MIPopulation: 86079BAA+A+CBD
67Mason, MIPopulation: 8,20379A+A+AB+C+CD
68Lambertville, MIPopulation: 10,39879BB+BABBD+
69Byron Center, MIPopulation: 5,68279BA+B+ABBD+
70Allen Park, MIPopulation: 28,11179A+A+BB+BCD
71Haslett, MIPopulation: 20,04079B+AB+A+BBD
72Wacousta, MIPopulation: 1,27179DA+A+A+BBD
73Northview, MIPopulation: 14,69179AA+BAC+C+D+
74East Lansing, MIPopulation: 48,44979A+B+BAD+BD
75Ann Arbor, MIPopulation: 114,72579A+CBA+C+B+D
76Troy, MIPopulation: 81,30779BCAAB+B+D+
77Omena, MIPopulation: 28379FA+AA+CAF
78Marysville, MIPopulation: 9,93379B+A+AB+C+CD
79Ferrysburg, MIPopulation: 2,91179BA+A+AC+C+D
80Saugatuck, MIPopulation: 79279AD+AABAD+
81Linden, MIPopulation: 3,92679BA+AABC+D
82Zeeland, MIPopulation: 5,56179AA+AACC+D+
83Flat Rock, MIPopulation: 9,77379AA+B+BC+CC
84Goodrich, MIPopulation: 1,86779CAA+ABC+D
85Orchard Lake Village, MIPopulation: 2,20978C+FAAA+A+D
86Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MIPopulation: 3,00778CFA+A+A+AD
87Spring Lake, MIPopulation: 2,38678C+A+A+AC+C+D
88Marshall, MIPopulation: 7,09478AA+BAC+CD+
89Ortonville, MIPopulation: 1,43078BA+AB+C+C+D
90Midland, MIPopulation: 42,02478A+A+C+AC+C+D
91Chelsea, MIPopulation: 4,94478A+BB+AC+BD
92Romeo, MIPopulation: 3,42778AA+ABCC+D
93Portland, MIPopulation: 3,89878B+A+AACCD
94Belleville, MIPopulation: 3,96278AA+B+BC+CD+
95St. Johns, MIPopulation: 7,89078AA+AB+CCD
96Grandville, MIPopulation: 15,50278A+A+C+AC+C+D+
97Hudsonville, MIPopulation: 7,16278B+A+BB+BC+D+
98Southfield, MIPopulation: 72,28078A+A+CAC+CD+
99Grand Haven, MIPopulation: 10,54178A+A+C+B+CCD
100Spring Arbor, MIPopulation: 2,85778C+A+AAC+C+D
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