Top 100 Cities In South Carolina

Best Places to Live in South Carolina AreaVibes scores the livability of more than 20,000 cities and neighborhoods across America based on their overall Livability Score. More infoTo sort by population, simply drag the slider left or right to find the range you're looking for. You can also sort each category by clicking on the category name to sort by highest to lowest or lowest to highest. If you've added up all the individual scores for each city and found that they don't equal 100, it's not because we're bad at math. Each category has a different weight, which results in the overall score being adjusted accordingly.
Rank  City
Livability Score
Cost of Living
Crime Index
1Northlake, SC84BA+A+BBBB+
2Lake Wylie, SC82FC+A+AAAB+
3Mauldin, SC82BA+BBBBA
4Goose Creek, SC81B+AB+BBBA
5Forestbrook, SC81D+AA+B+BBA
6Mount Pleasant, SC80BD+ABB+B+A
7Sullivan's Island, SC80D+FA+BAA+A
8Simpsonville, SC80B+A+CC+BBA
9Five Forks, SC80CC+ABAB+B+
10Murrells Inlet, SC79C+B+AC+C+BA
11Lexington, SC79B+A+D+C+B+BB+
12Irmo, SC79C+A+CBB+C+B+
13Little River, SC79D+AABBBB+
14Stateburg, SC79FA+A+BB+BB+
15Charleston, SC79A+BC+CC+BA
16Clemson, SC79CA+BB+CBB+
17Newport, SC79DA+B+C+B+BB
18Tega Cay, SC79FC+A+B+AB+B
19Folly Beach, SC78DFA+B+BAA
20Summerville, SC78BACC+BBA
21Springdale, SC78CA+CBBC+B+
22Aiken, SC78B+A+DC+BBB+
23Hilton Head Island, SC78C+FBBB+AA
24Hanahan, SC78CAB+C+C+BA
25Roebuck, SC78DA+AC+BC+B+
26Shell Point, SC78FAA+C+C+C+A
27Fort Mill, SC78C+A+C+CBBB
28Garden City, SC78B+A+CC+C+C+A
29Kiawah Island, SC78FFA+B+AA+A
30North Augusta, SC77C+A+CC+BC+A
31Edgefield, SC77D+A+A+D+D+CA
32Wade Hampton, SC77BA+DC+BBB+
33Boiling Springs, SC77C+A+C+D+BC+B+
34Oakland, SC77D+A+B+CBCB+
35New Ellenton, SC77D+A+ACC+D+B+
36Port Royal, SC77D+AB+C+C+C+A
37India Hook, SC76FA+A+CB+BB
38Ridgeland, SC76C+A+A+FCCA
39Seabrook Island, SC76FFA+B+AA+A
40Dalzell, SC76DA+BC+BCB+
41Seven Oaks, SC76CA+DBBBB+
42Taylors, SC76BA+FC+BBB+
43Lesslie, SC76FA+ACBBB
44Greer, SC76B+A+CDCC+B+
45Pine Ridge, SC76FA+A+CBC+B+
46Columbia, SC76AA+FCCC+B+
47Red Hill, SC75CAD+C+C+BA
48Lake Murray of Richland, SC75FD+A+CAAB+
49Pendleton, SC75CA+BD+CCB+
50Lyman, SC75CA+BD+C+CB+
51Valley Falls, SC75CA+C+CC+C+B+
52Socastee, SC75C+A+DC+BC+A
53Fountain Inn, SC75DA+C+CC+C+A
54Greenville, SC75A+A+FCCBB+
55Easley, SC75B+A+FCC+C+A
56Pamplico, SC75FA+A+D+CD+B+
57Ninety Six, SC75CA+BD+CD+B+
58North Hartsville, SC75D+A+BD+BCB+
59St. Andrews, SC75AA+FBC+C+B+
60Due West, SC75FA+B+BC+CB+
61Lugoff, SC75DA+D+C+BC+B+
62Landrum, SC75D+A+ADCCB+
63Rock Hill, SC74B+A+FD+C+C+B
64Conway, SC74A+A+FCCC+A
65Walhalla, SC74CA+BDCCB+
66Travelers Rest, SC74C+A+D+CC+C+B+
67Johnsonville, SC74D+A+BCC+D+B+
68Meggett, SC74FC+A+CBB+A
69Centerville, SC74DA+D+CBC+B+
70Dentsville, SC74C+A+FC+C+C+B+
71Oak Grove, SC74CA+DCBC+B+
72Belvedere, SC74BA+FC+C+CA
73Camden, SC74A+A+FC+C+C+B+
74Gaffney, SC74B+A+DD+CCB+
75Wellford, SC73FA+A+FCD+B+
76Kershaw, SC73CA+B+FC+CB
77Burton, SC73D+A+DCC+C+A
78Jackson, SC73FA+B+C+C+CB+
79Prosperity, SC73D+A+BDCCB+
80Winnsboro, SC73BA+CDD+CB+
81Seneca, SC73B+A+FD+CC+B+
82Beaufort, SC73AAFC+C+BA
83Isle of Palms, SC73FFC+BAA+A
84Central, SC73CA+DCD+CB+
85Woodfield, SC72C+A+FCC+CB+
86Orangeburg, SC72B+A+FCCCB+
87Burnettown, SC72FA+ADCCA
88Cane Savannah, SC72FA+BCBCB+
89Duncan, SC72DA+BDCCB+
90Hollywood, SC72FA+ADCCA
91Varnville, SC72FA+BCCCB+
92Cayce, SC72BA+FCC+CB+
93Forest Acres, SC72DAFBBBB+
94Wilkinson Heights, SC72BA+C+DD+DB+
95Ravenel, SC72FA+B+D+CD+A
96Mayo, SC72FA+B+DBC+B+
97Golden Grove, SC72FA+BD+BC+A
98Clearwater, SC72D+A+DD+CCA
99Red Bank, SC72DA+FCBC+B+
100Irwin, SC71FA+BD+BCB