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+
7Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67787A+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+
11Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
12Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50787A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13East Williston, NYPopulation: 2,55487A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79687A+FA+A+A+A+C+
15Roslyn Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,10687A+FA+AA+A+C+
16Great Neck Estates, NYPopulation: 2,75187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
17Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89887A+FA+A+A+A+C+
18Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34986A+FA+A+A+A+C+
19Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39986AFA+A+A+A+C+
20Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61286A+FA+A+A+A+C+
21Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47686A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77386A+FA+A+AA+C+
23Cold Spring Harbor, NYPopulation: 5,00986A+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+
27Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94286A+FA+AA+A+C+
28Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13085A+FA+A+AA+C+
29Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05385A+FA+AAA+C+
30Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22285A+FA+A+A+A+C
31Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09085A+FA+AA+A+C
32Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22385A+FA+A+AA+C+
33Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00985A+FA+AAA+C+
34Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81185A+FA+AAA+C
35Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22585A+FA+AAA+C+
36Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73085AFA+AA+A+C+
37South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52185A+FA+A+AA+C
38Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
39Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
40Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41585A+FA+AA+A+C+
41Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91685A+FA+AA+A+C+
42Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12785A+FA+AAA+C+
43Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57785A+FA+A+AA+C
44Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10385A+FA+AAA+C
45East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94885BFA+A+A+A+C+
46Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86585AFA+A+A+A+C+
47Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26485A+FA+AAA+C+
48Syosset, NYPopulation: 18,69185A+FA+AA+A+C
49Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68485AFA+A+A+A+C+
50Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31685A+FA+AA+A+C
51Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66585A+FA+A+AA+C+
52Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40985A+FA+AAA+C
53Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77784A+FA+A+AA+C+
54Pelham, NYPopulation: 6,89484A+FA+AAA+C+
55Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00784A+FA+A+AA+C+
56Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77384A+FA+AA+A+C+
57North Haven, NYPopulation: 94284AFA+A+A+A+C+
58Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23384B+FA+A+A+A+C
59Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41884A+FA+A+AA+C
60Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18584A+FA+AAA+C
61East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24784AAA+ABBD
62North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28384A+FA+B+AA+C+
63Seaford, NYPopulation: 15,25184A+FA+AAAC
64Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71384AFA+A+A+A+C
65East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82984A+FA+AAA+C+
66Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29884A+AA+A+BBD
67North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05284B+FA+A+A+A+C+
68Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95184A+FA+AAAC+
69Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26384A+FA+AAA+C+
70South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76184A+FA+AAA+C+
71Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68084AFA+AA+A+C+
72Ardsley, NYPopulation: 4,45584AFA+AA+A+C
73Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07084A+FA+AA+A+C+
74East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12984A+FA+A+B+A+C
75Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48184A+FA+B+AA+C+
76Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48484AFA+A+A+A+C+
77Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12484A+FA+AA+A+C+
78Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85584A+FA+A+AA+C
79Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88984A+FA+AAA+C
80West Sayville, NYPopulation: 4,82284A+FA+AAAC
81Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48584A+FA+AB+A+C
82Hewlett, NYPopulation: 6,30884A+FA+A+B+AC+
83Lynbrook, NYPopulation: 19,42684A+FA+AB+AC+
84East Massapequa, NYPopulation: 18,57984A+FA+AAAC
85Carle Place, NYPopulation: 5,61084A+FA+AB+A+C+
86Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12284AFA+A+A+A+C
87Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97284A+FA+AB+A+C+
88Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
89Plainview, NYPopulation: 25,99684AFA+AA+A+C
90Massapequa Park, NYPopulation: 17,01484A+FA+AAAC
91Shoreham, NYPopulation: 51783BFA+A+A+A+C+
92Cedarhurst, NYPopulation: 6,56183A+FA+AB+A+C+
93Eastchester, NYPopulation: 19,54183A+FA+AAA+C
94Miller Place, NYPopulation: 12,16383B+FA+A+AAC+
95South Huntington, NYPopulation: 9,50383A+FA+AB+AC
96Hauppauge, NYPopulation: 21,14483AFA+AAA+C+
97Glen Head, NYPopulation: 4,54183AFA+AAA+C+
98South Farmingdale, NYPopulation: 14,24883A+FA+AAAC
99Fayetteville, NYPopulation: 4,36583B+B+A+A+B+BD
100Laurel Hollow, NYPopulation: 1,80983BFA+A+A+A+C
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