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: 6,34587A+FA+A+A+A+C+
2Plandome Heights, NYPopulation: 1,09587A+FA+A+A+A+C+
3Roslyn Estates, NYPopulation: 1,26387A+FA+A+A+A+C+
4Kensington, NYPopulation: 1,15087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Plandome, NYPopulation: 1,33987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Hewlett Bay Park, NYPopulation: 42086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Roslyn Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,10686A+FA+AA+A+C+
9East Williston, NYPopulation: 2,55486A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Flower Hill, NYPopulation: 4,67186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
11Great Neck Estates, NYPopulation: 2,75186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
12Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67786AFA+A+A+A+C+
15Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47685A+FA+A+A+A+C+
16Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61285A+FA+A+A+A+C+
17Hewlett Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,23485AFA+A+A+A+C+
18University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+A+AA+C+
19Poquott, NYPopulation: 1,05085AFA+A+A+A+C+
20Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50785A+FA+A+A+A+C+
21Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79685A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89885A+FA+A+A+A+C+
23Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13085A+FA+A+AA+C+
24Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05385A+FA+AAA+C+
25Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94285A+FA+AA+A+C+
26Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34985A+FAA+A+A+C+
27Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39985AFA+A+A+A+C+
28Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22385A+FA+A+AA+C+
29Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21584A+FA+A+A+A+C+
30Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73084AFA+AA+A+C+
31East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94884AFA+A+A+A+C+
32Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68484AFA+A+A+A+C+
33Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22584A+FA+AAA+C+
34Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41584A+FA+AA+A+C+
35Woodmere, NYPopulation: 17,21584A+FA+AA+A+C+
36Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12784A+FA+AAA+C+
37Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77384A+FA+AA+A+C+
38Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57784A+FA+A+AA+C
39Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48584A+FAA+A+A+C+
40South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52184A+FA+A+AA+C
41Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77784A+FA+A+AA+C+
42Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22284A+FA+A+A+A+C
43Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00984A+FA+AAA+C+
44Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
45Stony Brook, NYPopulation: 13,20784A+FA+A+A+A+C+
46Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23384AFA+A+A+A+C
47Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71384A+FA+A+A+A+C
48Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81184A+FA+AAA+C
49Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00784A+FA+A+AA+C+
50Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91684A+FA+AA+A+C+
51Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10384A+FA+AAA+C
52Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26483A+FA+AAA+C+
53Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12283A+FA+A+A+A+C
54Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31683A+FA+AA+A+C
55Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40983A+FA+AAA+C
56Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86583AFA+A+A+A+C+
57Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26383A+FA+AAA+C+
58Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07083A+FA+AA+A+C+
59Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09083AFA+AA+A+C
60Malverne, NYPopulation: 8,52283A+FA+AAA+C+
61West Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,13783A+FA+A+AA+C
62Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66583A+FA+A+AA+C+
63Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12483A+FA+AA+A+C+
64Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48583A+FA+AB+A+C
65Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95183A+FA+AAAC+
66North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05283B+FA+A+A+A+C+
67Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68083AFA+AA+A+C+
68Smithtown, NYPopulation: 25,84983A+FA+AAA+C+
69Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41883A+FA+A+AA+C
70Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85583A+FA+A+AA+C
71Rye Brook, NYPopulation: 9,32583A+FA+A+A+A+C
72North Haven, NYPopulation: 94283AFA+A+A+A+C+
73North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28383A+FA+B+AA+C+
74Briarcliff Manor, NYPopulation: 8,29583B+FA+AA+A+C
75Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88983A+FA+AAA+C
76Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29883A+AB+A+BBD
77Laurel Hollow, NYPopulation: 1,80983BFA+A+A+A+C
78Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48183A+FA+B+AA+C+
79Tappan, NYPopulation: 6,56283A+FA+AA+A+C
80East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12983A+FA+A+B+A+C
81South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76183A+FA+AAA+C+
82Eastchester, NYPopulation: 19,54183A+FA+AAA+C
83Hamburg, NYPopulation: 9,46183A+A+AABC+D
84Roslyn Heights, NYPopulation: 6,51883A+FA+AAA+C+
85Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97283A+FA+AB+A+C+
86Roslyn, NYPopulation: 2,76583A+FA+AB+B+C+
87Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18583A+FAAAA+C
88Melville, NYPopulation: 19,04383A+FA+AAA+C
89Water Mill, NYPopulation: 1,70583BFA+A+A+A+C+
90East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82982A+FA+AAA+C+
91Irvington, NYPopulation: 6,44582AFA+AA+A+C
92Bardonia, NYPopulation: 3,95282AFA+AA+A+C
93East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24782A+AB+ABBD
94Glen Head, NYPopulation: 4,54182AFA+AAA+C+
95Hewlett, NYPopulation: 6,30882A+FA+A+B+AC+
96Fayetteville, NYPopulation: 4,36582A+B+AA+B+BD
97Plainview, NYPopulation: 25,99682A+FA+AA+A+C
98Armonk, NYPopulation: 4,24482B+FA+A+A+A+C
99Merritt Park, NYPopulation: 1,02182AFA+AA+AD+
100Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48482AFA+A+A+A+C+
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