Best Cities In South Carolina

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). 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
1Pawleys Island, SCPopulation: 7888AAB+A+C+A+A
2Blythewood, SCPopulation: 1,63186C+CA+A+AAA
3Kiawah Island, SCPopulation: 1,44886FBA+A+A+A+A
4Tigerville, SCPopulation: 1,68185DAA+A+A+AB+
5Charleston, SCPopulation: 120,90384A+B+BAC+B+A
6Northlake, SCPopulation: 3,89184BA+AABBB+
7North Myrtle Beach, SCPopulation: 13,92684AB+B+ACB+A
8Boykin, SCPopulation: 11284FA+B+A+AA+A
9Arcadia Lakes, SCPopulation: 90983BCB+A+AAA
10Sullivan's Island, SCPopulation: 1,90583D+FA+A+AA+A
11Mount Pleasant, SCPopulation: 67,96383BD+A+A+B+AA
12Mauldin, SCPopulation: 22,84983BA+AB+C+C+A
13Fort Mill, SCPopulation: 10,91283C+A+AB+BBB+
14Goose Creek, SCPopulation: 36,53683B+ABB+BBA
15Springdale, SCPopulation: 2,66082B+A+AB+C+C+A
16Chapin, SCPopulation: 1,46982B+A+AB+C+C+A
17Summerville, SCPopulation: 42,86482BAB+AC+BA
18Briarcliffe Acres, SCPopulation: 49682BFB+AAA+A
19Murrells Inlet, SCPopulation: 7,64182C+AAB+C+B+A
20Lake Wylie, SCPopulation: 9,13582FB+AA+B+B+B+
21Five Forks, SCPopulation: 14,30681CCB+A+AB+B+
22Forestbrook, SCPopulation: 3,85881D+AAABBA
23Tega Cay, SCPopulation: 7,59581FBA+A+AB+B+
24Lexington, SCPopulation: 17,90080B+A+D+ABBA
25Shell Point, SCPopulation: 2,38480FAA+AC+BA
26Simpsonville, SCPopulation: 18,33180B+A+CBC+C+A
27Quinby, SCPopulation: 1,20280D+A+B+AC+CA
28Hilton Head Island, SCPopulation: 37,42080C+DBABA+A
29North Augusta, SCPopulation: 21,22480C+A+CB+C+C+A
30Stateburg, SCPopulation: 1,44179FA+A+AB+BA
31Oswego, SCPopulation: 4479FA+C+A+ACB+
32Port Royal, SCPopulation: 10,80579D+ABB+CBA
33Seabrook Island, SCPopulation: 1,70579FFA+A+AA+A
34Aiken, SCPopulation: 29,49479B+A+FAC+BB+
35Newport, SCPopulation: 4,10379DA+C+ABBB+
36Clemson, SCPopulation: 13,90479CA+C+A+D+BA
37Lake Murray of Richland, SCPopulation: 4,81378FCA+AAAA
38Lyman, SCPopulation: 3,23478CA+BBC+CB+
39Greenville, SCPopulation: 59,26178A+AFBCBB+
40Greer, SCPopulation: 25,50777B+A+CBCC+B+
41Boiling Springs, SCPopulation: 8,89277C+A+DB+BBB+
42Edisto Beach, SCPopulation: 58177FFB+A+BA+A
43Rock Hill, SCPopulation: 66,26477B+A+DBCC+B+
44Hollywood, SCPopulation: 4,72877FA+B+C+C+BA
45Pinopolis, SCPopulation: 66277FCB+AB+B+A
46North Hartsville, SCPopulation: 2,94177D+A+B+BCCA
47Branchville, SCPopulation: 1,13277DA+A+CCDA
48Irmo, SCPopulation: 11,22177C+A+FABC+A
49Rockville, SCPopulation: 17277FCB+A+C+AA
50Garden City, SCPopulation: 8,74876B+A+FB+CCA
51Meggett, SCPopulation: 1,23276FCA+B+BAA
52Roebuck, SCPopulation: 1,51576DA+ACCC+B+
53Powdersville, SCPopulation: 7,89876BA+DC+C+BA
54Sangaree, SCPopulation: 9,19376B+A+FBC+C+A
55Centerville, SCPopulation: 6,59476BA+FBC+C+B+
56Little River, SCPopulation: 9,56576D+AD+B+C+BA
57Columbia, SCPopulation: 129,75776AA+FBCBA
58Modoc, SCPopulation: 24676FA+B+ACC+A
59Loris, SCPopulation: 2,58476C+A+BCD+CA
60Little Mountain, SCPopulation: 25976DA+D+AC+BA
61Conway, SCPopulation: 17,46676A+A+FBD+C+A
62Folly Beach, SCPopulation: 2,61476DFCA+BA+A
63South Congaree, SCPopulation: 2,19276DA+BC+CC+A
64Camden, SCPopulation: 6,85276A+A+FB+C+BA
65Elgin, SCPopulation: 2,59876C+A+BCCC+B
66Catawba, SCPopulation: 1,26676FA+ABCC+B
67Fountain Inn, SCPopulation: 7,47476DA+BBCCA
68Ridgeland, SCPopulation: 4,07075C+A+C+D+D+C+A
69Bonneau Beach, SCPopulation: 1,74475DA+B+D+C+CA
70Beaufort, SCPopulation: 12,52275AAFB+C+B+A
71Wade Hampton, SCPopulation: 19,91075C+A+FB+CBB+
72Seneca, SCPopulation: 8,09275B+A+DC+CCA
73Prosperity, SCPopulation: 90375FA+ABCCB+
74McClellanville, SCPopulation: 36575CB+B+ABAF
75Pine Ridge, SCPopulation: 2,27875FA+B+BC+C+A
76Jackson, SCPopulation: 1,57675FA+AB+CD+A
77Hanahan, SCPopulation: 18,05275CA+FBC+BA
78Seven Oaks, SCPopulation: 16,19475CA+FAC+C+A
79Lincolnville, SCPopulation: 1,74275CA+BCCD+A
80Lugoff, SCPopulation: 7,16175DA+DB+C+CB+
81Varnville, SCPopulation: 2,43775CA+C+C+DD+A
82Peak, SCPopulation: 4675FA+DABC+A
83Due West, SCPopulation: 1,09275FA+B+BC+C+B+
84Lesslie, SCPopulation: 2,70575FA+B+C+CBB+
85Red Hill, SCPopulation: 14,19774CA+FBCBA
86Oakland, SCPopulation: 1,75674FA+BBCD+A
87Taylors, SCPopulation: 22,08474BA+FB+C+C+B+
88Florence, SCPopulation: 36,96174A+A+FBCC+A
89India Hook, SCPopulation: 3,56774FAB+B+BC+B+
90Liberty, SCPopulation: 3,26674DA+CBCCA
91Pendleton, SCPopulation: 3,01474CA+CBDCA
92Duncan, SCPopulation: 3,17374DA+B+C+D+CB+
93Kershaw, SCPopulation: 1,90474CA+BC+D+D+B+
94Ninety Six, SCPopulation: 2,07274D+A+ACD+DB+
95Landrum, SCPopulation: 2,33574D+A+BCD+CB+
96Easley, SCPopulation: 20,04674B+A+FBCC+A
97Pamplico, SCPopulation: 1,25574FA+BC+CD+A
98Cowpens, SCPopulation: 1,52274CA+ACDD+B+
99McBee, SCPopulation: 1,02174CA+BC+D+FA
100Cayce, SCPopulation: 12,58474BA+FBCCA
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