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
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+
6Larchmont, NYPopulation: 5,88186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Hewlett Bay Park, NYPopulation: 42086A+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+
12Woodsburgh, NYPopulation: 69086A+FA+A+A+A+C+
13Lawrence, NYPopulation: 6,47686A+FA+A+A+A+C+
14Thomaston, NYPopulation: 2,61285A+FA+A+A+A+C+
15University Gardens, NYPopulation: 3,77385A+FA+A+AA+C+
16Poquott, NYPopulation: 1,05085AFA+A+A+A+C+
17Saddle Rock Estates, NYPopulation: 48085A+FA+A+A+A+C+
18Hewlett Harbor, NYPopulation: 1,23485AFA+A+A+A+C+
19Russell Gardens, NYPopulation: 79685A+FA+A+A+A+C+
20Port Washington North, NYPopulation: 3,13085A+FA+A+AA+C+
21Belle Terre, NYPopulation: 89885A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22Baxter Estates, NYPopulation: 1,05385A+FA+AAA+C+
23Bellerose, NYPopulation: 1,21585A+FA+A+A+A+C+
24Lake Success, NYPopulation: 2,94285A+FA+AA+A+C+
25Garden City, NYPopulation: 22,34985A+FAA+A+A+C+
26Munsey Park, NYPopulation: 2,67785AFA+A+A+A+C+
27Harbor Isle, NYPopulation: 1,22385A+FA+A+AA+C+
28Halesite, NYPopulation: 2,57785A+FA+A+AA+C
29Sands Point, NYPopulation: 2,68485AFA+A+A+A+C+
30Stewart Manor, NYPopulation: 2,22584A+FA+AAA+C+
31Harbor Hills, NYPopulation: 50784A+FA+A+A+A+C+
32Searingtown, NYPopulation: 4,41584A+FA+AA+A+C+
33Woodmere, NYPopulation: 17,21584A+FA+AA+A+C+
34East Hills, NYPopulation: 6,94884AFA+A+A+A+C+
35Manhasset Hills, NYPopulation: 3,77384A+FA+AA+A+C+
36Pelham Manor, NYPopulation: 5,48584A+FAA+A+A+C+
37Pleasantville, NYPopulation: 7,02784A+FA+AAA+C
38Great Neck Gardens, NYPopulation: 1,12784A+FA+AAA+C+
39Hewlett Neck, NYPopulation: 39984AFA+A+A+A+C+
40Port Jefferson, NYPopulation: 7,77784A+FA+A+AA+C+
41Merrick, NYPopulation: 21,22284A+FA+A+A+A+C
42South Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,52184A+FA+A+AA+C
43Huntington, NYPopulation: 18,81184A+FA+AAA+C
44Sea Cliff, NYPopulation: 5,00784A+FA+A+AA+C+
45Scarsdale, NYPopulation: 17,23384AFA+A+A+A+C
46Rockville Centre, NYPopulation: 24,00984A+FA+AAA+C+
47Rye, NYPopulation: 15,71384A+FA+A+A+A+C
48Stony Brook, NYPopulation: 13,20784A+FA+A+A+A+C+
49Port Washington, NYPopulation: 15,91684A+FA+AA+A+C+
50Massapequa, NYPopulation: 22,10384A+FA+AAA+C
51Wantagh, NYPopulation: 18,31684A+FA+AA+A+C
52Brightwaters, NYPopulation: 3,12284A+FA+A+A+A+C
53Williston Park, NYPopulation: 7,26484A+FA+AAA+C+
54Jericho, NYPopulation: 13,09083AFA+AA+A+C
55Bellmore, NYPopulation: 16,40983A+FA+AAA+C
56Greenvale, NYPopulation: 66583A+FA+A+AA+C+
57Tuckahoe, NYPopulation: 6,48583A+FA+AB+A+C
58Plandome Manor, NYPopulation: 86583AFA+A+A+A+C+
59Floral Park, NYPopulation: 16,26383A+FA+AAA+C+
60Village of the Branch, NYPopulation: 1,73083AFA+AA+A+C+
61Herricks, NYPopulation: 4,07083A+FA+AA+A+C+
62Malverne, NYPopulation: 8,52283A+FA+AAA+C+
63Glenwood Landing, NYPopulation: 3,68083AFA+AA+A+C+
64Northport, NYPopulation: 7,41883A+FA+A+AA+C
65Saddle Rock, NYPopulation: 1,12483A+FA+AA+A+C+
66Hastings-on-Hudson, NYPopulation: 7,85583A+FA+A+AA+C
67Orchard Park, NYPopulation: 3,24483A+B+A+A+BBD
68Garden City South, NYPopulation: 3,95183A+FA+AAAC+
69West Nyack, NYPopulation: 3,13783A+FA+A+AA+C
70Rye Brook, NYPopulation: 9,32583A+FA+A+A+A+C
71Briarcliff Manor, NYPopulation: 8,29583B+FA+AA+A+C
72Williamsville, NYPopulation: 5,29883A+A+B+A+BBD
73North Hills, NYPopulation: 5,05283B+FA+A+A+A+C+
74Dobbs Ferry, NYPopulation: 10,88983A+FA+AAA+C
75Smithtown, NYPopulation: 25,84983A+FA+AAA+C+
76Roslyn, NYPopulation: 2,76583A+FA+AB+B+C+
77North Haven, NYPopulation: 94283AFA+A+A+A+C+
78North New Hyde Park, NYPopulation: 14,28383A+FA+B+AA+C+
79Eastchester, NYPopulation: 19,54183A+FA+AAA+C
80Malverne Park Oaks, NYPopulation: 48483AFA+A+A+A+C+
81Hamburg, NYPopulation: 9,46183A+A+AABC+D
82Laurel Hollow, NYPopulation: 1,80983BFA+A+A+A+C
83Babylon, NYPopulation: 12,18583A+FAAAA+C
84Roslyn Heights, NYPopulation: 6,51883A+FA+AAA+C+
85Manhasset, NYPopulation: 8,48183A+FA+B+AA+C+
86South Valley Stream, NYPopulation: 5,76183A+FA+AAA+C+
87Harris Hill, NYPopulation: 5,34483A+AB+AB+BD
88Melville, NYPopulation: 19,04383A+FA+AAA+C
89East Aurora, NYPopulation: 6,24783A+A+B+ABBD
90Irvington, NYPopulation: 6,44583AFA+AA+A+C
91East Garden City, NYPopulation: 6,12983A+FA+A+B+A+C
92Glen Head, NYPopulation: 4,54183AFA+AAA+C+
93Tappan, NYPopulation: 6,56283A+FA+AA+A+C
94Plainview, NYPopulation: 25,99683A+FA+AA+A+C
95Water Mill, NYPopulation: 1,70583BFA+A+A+A+C+
96Great Neck, NYPopulation: 9,97283A+FA+AB+A+C+
97East Rockaway, NYPopulation: 9,82983A+FA+AAA+C+
98Armonk, NYPopulation: 4,24482B+FA+A+A+A+C
99Cold Spring Harbor, NYPopulation: 5,00982B+FA+A+A+A+C
100Commack, NYPopulation: 35,91982A+FAAAA+C
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