Best Places to Live in New York

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New York by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in New York is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New York has a population of 19,651,127 and a population density of 358.7. The capital city is Albany and the largest city in New York is New York. 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
1Bronxville, NYPopulation: 6,34588A+FA+A+A+A+C+
2Hewlett Bay Park, NYPopulation: 42088A+FA+A+A+A+C+
3Plandome Heights, NYPopulation: 1,09588A+FA+A+A+A+C+
4Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Roslyn Estates, NYPopulation: 1,26387A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Kensington, NYPopulation: 1,15087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Plandome, NYPopulation: 1,33987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
9Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Flower Hill, NYPopulation: 4,67187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
11Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50787A+FA+A+A+A+C+
12Great Neck Estates, NYPopulation: 2,75187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13East Williston, NYPopulation: 2,55487A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47687A+FA+A+A+A+C+
15Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79687A+FA+A+A+A+C+
16Roslyn Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,10687A+FA+AA+A+C+
17Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
18Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89887A+FA+A+A+A+C+
19Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94286A+FA+AA+A+C+
20Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39986AFA+A+A+A+C+
21Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67786AFA+A+A+A+C+
22University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77386A+FA+A+AA+C+
23Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61286A+FA+A+A+A+C+
24Hewlett Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,23486AFA+A+A+A+C+
25Poquott, NYPopulation: 1,05086AFA+A+A+A+C+
26Woodmere, NYPopulation: 17,21586A+FA+AA+A+C+
27Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13086A+FA+A+AA+C+
28East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94886AFA+A+A+A+C+
29Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22286A+FA+A+A+A+C
30Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00985A+FA+AAA+C+
31Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05385A+FA+AAA+C+
32Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77785A+FA+A+AA+C+
33Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41585A+FA+AA+A+C+
34Stony Brook, NYPopulation: 13,20785A+FA+A+A+A+C+
35Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71385A+FA+A+A+A+C
36Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81185A+FA+AAA+C
37Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22385A+FA+A+AA+C+
38Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10385A+FA+AAA+C
39Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91685A+FA+AA+A+C+
40Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31685A+FA+AA+A+C
41Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68485AFA+A+A+A+C+
42Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22585A+FA+AAA+C+
43Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+AA+A+C+
44Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73085AFA+AA+A+C+
45Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29885A+AA+A+BBD
46Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23385AFA+A+A+A+C
47South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52185A+FA+A+AA+C
48Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
49Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00785A+FA+A+AA+C+
50Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40985A+FA+AAA+C
51Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26485A+FA+AAA+C+
52Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48585A+FAA+A+A+C+
53Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12785A+FA+AAA+C+
54Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57785A+FA+A+AA+C
55Hamburg, NYPopulation: 9,46185A+A+A+ABC+D
56Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86585AFA+A+A+A+C+
57Smithtown, NYPopulation: 25,84985A+FA+AAA+C+
58Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26385A+FA+AAA+C+
59East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24785A+AA+ABBD
60Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66585A+FA+A+AA+C+
61Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41885A+FA+A+AA+C
62Fayetteville, NYPopulation: 4,36585A+B+A+A+B+BD
63Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09085AFA+AA+A+C
64South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76184A+FA+AAA+C+
65North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28384A+FA+B+AA+C+
66North Haven, NYPopulation: 94284AFA+A+A+A+C+
67Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18584A+FA+AAA+C
68Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
69Massapequa Park, NYPopulation: 17,01484A+FA+AAAC
70Harris Hill, NYPopulation: 5,34484A+B+A+AB+BD
71Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07084A+FA+AA+A+C+
72North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05284B+FA+A+A+A+C+
73Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95184A+FA+AAAC+
74Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12284A+FA+A+A+A+C
75Seaford, NYPopulation: 15,25184A+FA+AAAC
76Commack, NYPopulation: 35,91984A+FA+AAA+C
77Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85584A+FA+A+AA+C
78East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82984A+FA+AAA+C+
79Rye Brook, NYPopulation: 9,32584A+FA+A+A+A+C
80Tappan, NYPopulation: 6,56284A+FA+AA+A+C
81West Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,13784A+FA+A+AA+C
82Hewlett, NYPopulation: 6,30884A+FA+A+B+AC+
83Malverne, NYPopulation: 8,52284A+FA+AAA+C+
84East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12984A+FA+A+B+A+C
85Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48184A+FA+B+AA+C+
86Melville, NYPopulation: 19,04384A+FA+AAA+C
87Orchard Park, NYPopulation: 3,24484A+BA+A+BBD
88Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88984A+FA+AAA+C
89Plainview, NYPopulation: 25,99684A+FA+AA+A+C
90Lynbrook, NYPopulation: 19,42684A+FA+AB+AC+
91Ardsley, NYPopulation: 4,45584AFA+AA+A+C
92Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97284A+FA+AB+A+C+
93New City, NYPopulation: 33,80784A+FA+AA+A+C
94West Sayville, NYPopulation: 4,82284A+FA+AAAC
95Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68084AFA+AA+A+C+
96Long Beach, NYPopulation: 33,35684A+FA+AB+A+C+
97Roslyn Heights, NYPopulation: 6,51884A+FA+AAA+C+
98Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48484AFA+A+A+A+C+
99Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12484A+FA+AA+A+C+
100St. James, NYPopulation: 12,88284AFA+AAAC+
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