Best Cities In New York

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). 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: 6,34589A+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+
4Roslyn Estates, NYPopulation: 1,26388A+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Kensington, NYPopulation: 1,15088A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Plandome, NYPopulation: 1,33988A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Flower Hill, NYPopulation: 4,67188A+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
9Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79687A+FA+A+A+A+C+
11Roslyn Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,10687A+FA+AA+A+C+
12East Williston, NYPopulation: 2,55487A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89887A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Great Neck Estates, NYPopulation: 2,75187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
15Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67787A+FA+A+A+A+C+
16Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
17Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
18Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50787A+FA+A+A+A+C+
19Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61286A+FA+A+A+A+C+
20University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77386A+FA+A+AA+C+
21Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47686A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22Poquott, NYPopulation: 1,05086AFA+A+A+A+C+
23Cold Spring Harbor, NYPopulation: 5,00986A+FA+A+A+A+C
24Hewlett Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,23486AFA+A+A+A+C+
25Niskayuna, NYPopulation: 5,09086A+AA+A+ABD
26Woodmere, NYPopulation: 17,21586A+FA+AA+A+C+
27Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39986AFA+A+A+A+C+
28Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94286A+FA+AA+A+C+
29Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13086A+FA+A+AA+C+
30Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05386A+FA+AAA+C+
31Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22286A+FA+A+A+A+C
32Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09086A+FA+AA+A+C
33Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00986A+FA+AAA+C+
34South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52186A+FA+A+AA+C
35Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22386A+FA+A+AA+C+
36Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81186A+FA+AAA+C
37Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22586A+FA+AAA+C+
38Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48586A+FA+A+A+A+C+
39Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41585A+FA+AA+A+C+
40Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91685A+FA+AA+A+C+
41Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57785A+FA+A+AA+C
42Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86585AFA+A+A+A+C+
43Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10385A+FA+AAA+C
44Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68485AFA+A+A+A+C+
45Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26485A+FA+AAA+C+
46Syosset, NYPopulation: 18,69185A+FA+AA+A+C
47East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24785AA+A+ABBD
48Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66585A+FA+A+AA+C+
49Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77785A+FA+A+AA+C+
50Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31685A+FA+AA+A+C
51Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 1,21685A+FA+AAA+C+
52Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40985A+FA+AAA+C
53Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73085AFA+AA+A+C+
54Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
55Pelham, NYPopulation: 6,89485A+FA+AAA+C+
56North Haven, NYPopulation: 94285AFA+A+A+A+C+
57Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00785A+FA+A+AA+C+
58Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+AA+A+C+
59Orchard Park, NYPopulation: 3,24485B+A+A+A+BBD
60Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12785A+FA+AAA+C+
61Fayetteville, NYPopulation: 4,36585B+A+A+A+B+BD
62East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94885BFA+A+A+A+C+
63Pittsford, NYPopulation: 1,49185ABA+A+B+B+D+
64Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41885A+FA+A+AA+C
65Skaneateles, NYPopulation: 2,49385ABA+A+B+AD
66Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23385B+FA+A+A+A+C
67Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18585A+FA+AAA+C
68Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71385AFA+A+A+A+C
69North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05285B+FA+A+A+A+C+
70North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28385A+FA+B+AA+C+
71Seaford, NYPopulation: 15,25185A+FA+AAAC
72East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82985A+FA+AAA+C+
73Fairport, NYPopulation: 5,36584A+A+A+ABBD+
74Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29884A+A+A+A+BBD
75Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95184A+FA+AAAC+
76Green Island, NYPopulation: 2,60384A+A+A+B+BC+D
77Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26384A+FA+AAA+C+
78South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76184A+FA+AAA+C+
79Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68084AFA+AA+A+C+
80Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48184A+FA+B+AA+C+
81West Sayville, NYPopulation: 4,82284A+DA+AAAC
82Ardsley, NYPopulation: 4,45584AFA+AA+A+C
83Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07084A+FA+AA+A+C+
84Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12484A+FA+AA+A+C+
85East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12984A+FA+A+B+A+C
86Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85584A+FA+A+AA+C
87Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88984A+FA+AAA+C
88Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48584A+FA+AB+A+C
89East Massapequa, NYPopulation: 18,57984A+FA+AAAC
90Hewlett, NYPopulation: 6,30884A+FA+A+B+AC+
91Lynbrook, NYPopulation: 19,42684A+FA+AB+AC+
92Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97284A+FA+AB+A+C+
93Shoreham, NYPopulation: 51784BFA+A+A+A+C+
94Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12284AFA+A+A+A+C
95Carle Place, NYPopulation: 5,61084A+FA+AB+A+C+
96Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
97Massapequa Park, NYPopulation: 17,01484A+FA+AAAC
98Plainview, NYPopulation: 25,99684AFA+AA+A+C
99Miller Place, NYPopulation: 12,16384B+FA+A+AAC+
100Cedarhurst, NYPopulation: 6,56184A+FA+AB+A+C+
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