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 19,398,125 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
1Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48090A+CA+A+A+A+C+
2Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67790ACA+A+A+A+C+
3Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50789A+CA+A+A+A+C+
4Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39989ACA+A+A+A+C+
5East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94889ACA+A+A+A+C+
6Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21589A+CA+A+A+A+C+
7Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12788A+CA+AAA+C+
8Bronxville, NYPopulation: 6,34587A+FA+A+A+A+C+
9Plandome Heights, NYPopulation: 1,09587A+FA+A+A+A+C+
10Crompond, NYPopulation: 2,21687C+A+A+AA+A+C
11Roslyn Estates, NYPopulation: 1,26387A+FA+A+A+A+C+
12Kensington, NYPopulation: 1,15087A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13Plandome, NYPopulation: 1,33987A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48486ACA+A+A+A+C+
15Hewlett Bay Park, NYPopulation: 42086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
16Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
17Roslyn Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,10686A+FA+AA+A+C+
18East Williston, NYPopulation: 2,55486A+FA+A+A+A+C+
19Flower Hill, NYPopulation: 4,67186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
20Great Neck Estates, NYPopulation: 2,75186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
21Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47686A+FA+A+A+A+C+
23Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61285A+FA+A+A+A+C+
24Poquott, NYPopulation: 1,05085AFA+A+A+A+C+
25University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+A+AA+C+
26Hewlett Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,23485AFA+A+A+A+C+
27Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79685A+FA+A+A+A+C+
28Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89885A+FA+A+A+A+C+
29Great River, NYPopulation: 1,50185D+CA+A+A+A+C
30Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13085A+FA+A+AA+C+
31North Lynbrook, NYPopulation: 93285A+CAB+AA+C+
32Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05385A+FA+AAA+C+
33Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94285A+FA+AA+A+C+
34Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34985A+FAA+A+A+C+
35Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22385A+FA+A+AA+C+
36Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73084ADA+AA+A+C+
37Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68484AFA+A+A+A+C+
38Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22584A+FA+AAA+C+
39Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41584A+FA+AA+A+C+
40Woodmere, NYPopulation: 17,21584A+FA+AA+A+C+
41Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77384A+FA+AA+A+C+
42Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57784A+FA+A+AA+C
43South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52184A+FA+A+AA+C
44Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48584A+FAA+A+A+C+
45Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77784A+FA+A+AA+C+
46Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22284A+FA+A+A+A+C
47Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00984A+FA+AAA+C+
48Stony Brook, NYPopulation: 13,20784A+FA+A+A+A+C+
49Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
50Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23384AFA+A+A+A+C
51Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71384A+FA+A+A+A+C
52Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00784A+FA+A+AA+C+
53Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81184A+FA+AAA+C
54Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91684A+FA+AA+A+C+
55Stone Ridge, NYPopulation: 1,44484BAA+AAAD+
56Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10384A+FA+AAA+C
57Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31684A+FA+AA+A+C
58Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26483A+FA+AAA+C+
59Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12283A+FA+A+A+A+C
60Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40983A+FA+AAA+C
61Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86583AFA+A+A+A+C+
62Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26383A+FA+AAA+C+
63Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07083A+FA+AA+A+C+
64Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09083AFA+AA+A+C
65West Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,13783A+FA+A+AA+C
66Malverne, NYPopulation: 8,52283A+FA+AAA+C+
67Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66583A+FA+A+AA+C+
68Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12483A+FA+AA+A+C+
69Hillside, NYPopulation: 70783CAA+A+AAD+
70Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48583A+FA+AB+A+C
71Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95183A+FA+AAAC+
72North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05283B+FA+A+A+A+C+
73Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68083AFA+AA+A+C+
74Smithtown, NYPopulation: 25,84983A+FA+AAA+C+
75Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41883A+FA+A+AA+C
76Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85583A+FA+A+AA+C
77Rye Brook, NYPopulation: 9,32583A+FA+A+A+A+C
78North Haven, NYPopulation: 94283AFA+A+A+A+C+
79Briarcliff Manor, NYPopulation: 8,29583B+FA+AA+A+C
80North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28383A+FA+B+AA+C+
81Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88983A+FA+AAA+C
82Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29883A+AB+A+BBD
83Tappan, NYPopulation: 6,56283A+FA+AA+A+C
84Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48183A+FA+B+AA+C+
85Laurel Hollow, NYPopulation: 1,80983BFA+A+A+A+C
86Saltaire, NYPopulation: 10783DCA+A+AA+C
87South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76183A+FA+AAA+C+
88East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12983A+FA+A+B+A+C
89Eastchester, NYPopulation: 19,54183A+FA+AAA+C
90Hamburg, NYPopulation: 9,46183A+A+AABC+D
91Water Mill, NYPopulation: 1,70583BFA+A+A+A+C+
92Roslyn Heights, NYPopulation: 6,51883A+FA+AAA+C+
93Roslyn, NYPopulation: 2,76583A+FA+AB+B+C+
94Melville, NYPopulation: 19,04383A+FA+AAA+C
95Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97283A+FA+AB+A+C+
96Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18583A+FAAAA+C
97East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82982A+FA+AAA+C+
98Irvington, NYPopulation: 6,44582AFA+AA+A+C
99Bardonia, NYPopulation: 3,95282AFA+AA+A+C
100East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24782A+AB+ABBD
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