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+
4Roslyn Estates, NYPopulation: 1,26387A+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Kensington, NYPopulation: 1,15087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Plandome, NYPopulation: 1,33987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
9Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88187A+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
30East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24785A+AA+ABBD
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+
38Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00985A+FA+AAA+C+
39Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10385A+FA+AAA+C
40Pelham, NYPopulation: 6,89485A+FA+AAA+C+
41Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91685A+FA+AA+A+C+
42Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31685A+FA+AA+A+C
43Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68485AFA+A+A+A+C+
44Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
45Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22585A+FA+AAA+C+
46Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+AA+A+C+
47Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73085AFA+AA+A+C+
48Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23385AFA+A+A+A+C
49South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52185A+FA+A+AA+C
50Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
51Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00785A+FA+A+AA+C+
52Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40985A+FA+AAA+C
53Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26485A+FA+AAA+C+
54Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12785A+FA+AAA+C+
55Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57785A+FA+A+AA+C
56Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86585AFA+A+A+A+C+
57Smithtown, NYPopulation: 25,84985A+FA+AAA+C+
58Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29885A+AA+A+BBD
59Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26385A+FA+AAA+C+
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
70Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07084A+FA+AA+A+C+
71North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05284B+FA+A+A+A+C+
72Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95184A+FA+AAAC+
73Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12284A+FA+A+A+A+C
74Seaford, NYPopulation: 15,25184A+FA+AAAC
75Commack, NYPopulation: 35,91984A+FA+AAA+C
76Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85584A+FA+A+AA+C
77East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82984A+FA+AAA+C+
78Rye Brook, NYPopulation: 9,32584A+FA+A+A+A+C
79Tappan, NYPopulation: 6,56284A+FA+AA+A+C
80West Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,13784A+FA+A+AA+C
81Hewlett, NYPopulation: 6,30884A+FA+A+B+AC+
82Malverne, NYPopulation: 8,52284A+FA+AAA+C+
83East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12984A+FA+A+B+A+C
84Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48184A+FA+B+AA+C+
85Melville, NYPopulation: 19,04384A+FA+AAA+C
86Orchard Park, NYPopulation: 3,24484A+BA+A+BBD
87Harris Hill, NYPopulation: 5,34484A+B+A+AB+BD
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+
96Roslyn Heights, NYPopulation: 6,51884A+FA+AAA+C+
97Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48484AFA+A+A+A+C+
98Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12484A+FA+AA+A+C+
99St. James, NYPopulation: 12,88284AFA+AAAC+
100Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48584A+FA+AB+A+C
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