Best Places to Live in Texas

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Texas by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Texas is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Texas has a population of 25,208,897 and a population density of 96.9. The capital city is Austin and the largest city in Texas is Houston. 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
1Las Palmas, TXPopulation: 7291A+A+AA+A+CA+
2West University Place, TXPopulation: 14,86690A+FAA+A+A+A+
3University Park, TXPopulation: 23,24189A+FA+A+A+A+A
4Taylor Lake Village, TXPopulation: 3,56889B+AA+A+A+BA+
5Southside Place, TXPopulation: 1,71589A+FA+A+A+A+A+
6Highland Park, TXPopulation: 8,62389A+FAA+A+A+A
7Spring Valley Village, TXPopulation: 3,77889A+FA+A+A+A+A+
8Hunters Creek Village, TXPopulation: 4,41388A+FA+A+A+A+A+
9El Lago, TXPopulation: 2,74188B+AA+A+ABA+
10Bunker Hill Village, TXPopulation: 3,68088AFA+A+A+A+A+
11Rollingwood, TXPopulation: 1,58888A+FAA+A+A+A
12Terrell Hills, TXPopulation: 4,92988A+FAA+A+A+A+
13Piney Point Village, TXPopulation: 3,15888B+FA+A+A+A+A+
14Oak Ridge North, TXPopulation: 3,08087A+B+A+AB+BA+
15Hilshire Village, TXPopulation: 80387A+FAA+A+A+A+
16Bellaire, TXPopulation: 16,93587A+FAA+A+A+A+
17Southlake, TXPopulation: 26,45487A+FAA+A+A+A
18The Woodlands, TXPopulation: 97,95187A+D+AA+AB+A+
19Westover Hills, TXPopulation: 62587AFAA+A+A+A
20Colleyville, TXPopulation: 23,00987AFA+A+A+AA
21Friendswood, TXPopulation: 35,85387A+CA+AABA+
22Cinco Ranch, TXPopulation: 17,83386ACAA+A+B+A+
23Hill Country Village, TXPopulation: 1,01886AFB+A+A+A+A+
24Kemah, TXPopulation: 2,02086AA+A+B+B+C+A+
25Georgetown, TXPopulation: 48,22086A+AAB+BBA
26Pflugerville, TXPopulation: 47,60286A+AAAB+BA
27Cedar Park, TXPopulation: 51,66486AB+AAB+BA
28Lost Creek, TXPopulation: 4,35886BFA+A+A+A+A
29Murphy, TXPopulation: 17,49686A+DA+A+AB+A
30Hollywood Park, TXPopulation: 3,07886A+D+AA+AB+A+
31Alamo Heights, TXPopulation: 7,13186A+DBA+AAA+
32Salado, TXPopulation: 1,72486BBA+A+B+B+A
33Seabrook, TXPopulation: 11,95586AB+AABBA+
34Allen, TXPopulation: 84,38786A+D+AAABA
35League City, TXPopulation: 83,02685AB+B+AB+BA+
36Keller, TXPopulation: 39,76385A+DA+AAB+A
37Clear Lake Shores, TXPopulation: 1,22985AD+A+AAB+A+
38Round Rock, TXPopulation: 100,76485A+AB+B+BBA
39Olmos Park, TXPopulation: 2,12285AFAA+AA+A+
40The Hills, TXPopulation: 2,46085BFA+A+A+A+A
41Wimberley, TXPopulation: 2,63985A+C+A+AC+BA
42Hutto, TXPopulation: 15,88285B+AA+ABC+A
43Pearland, TXPopulation: 90,34785AB+B+AABA+
44Bee Cave, TXPopulation: 4,06985A+FB+A+AA+A
45Shavano Park, TXPopulation: 3,06585BFAA+A+A+A+
46Westlake, TXPopulation: 1,05985CFA+A+A+A+A
47Whitehouse, TXPopulation: 7,63585BAAABC+A
48Cibolo, TXPopulation: 15,54185C+BAA+ABA+
49Fredericksburg, TXPopulation: 10,55685A+B+B+B+C+BA
50Frisco, TXPopulation: 116,94484A+DAA+AB+A
51West Lake Hills, TXPopulation: 3,13284CFA+A+A+A+A
52Meadows Place, TXPopulation: 4,71284B+ABAB+C+A+
53Schertz, TXPopulation: 31,93484B+AB+ABBA+
54Nassau Bay, TXPopulation: 4,02484A+B+CA+B+BA+
55Lake Jackson, TXPopulation: 27,02884B+A+BB+BC+A+
56Dalworthington Gardens, TXPopulation: 2,15284ADAAAAA
57Fulshear, TXPopulation: 1,36584C+DA+AA+AA+
58Plano, TXPopulation: 263,12284A+D+B+AB+BA
59Pecan Grove, TXPopulation: 15,88184C+BAAABA+
60Leander, TXPopulation: 26,81884B+AAB+BC+A
61Chandler, TXPopulation: 2,72584BA+AABC+A
62Woodway, TXPopulation: 8,47184BB+AAB+BA
63Argyle, TXPopulation: 3,30984BFA+A+AAA
64Missouri City, TXPopulation: 67,17384B+B+AAB+BA+
65Hewitt, TXPopulation: 13,50583C+A+AABC+A
66Sugar Land, TXPopulation: 79,47583AD+B+AAB+A+
67Scenic Oaks, TXPopulation: 5,38783CD+AAA+AA+
68Atascocita, TXPopulation: 65,69383AAC+B+B+C+A+
69New Territory, TXPopulation: 15,47583BD+AAAB+A+
70Manchaca, TXPopulation: 1,19483BCA+ABBA
71Hudson Oaks, TXPopulation: 1,65983CCA+AA+B+A
72Castle Hills, TXPopulation: 4,16483A+CCAB+B+A+
73Coppell, TXPopulation: 39,21283BDA+A+AB+A
74Barton Creek, TXPopulation: 3,15883DFA+A+A+A+A
75Greatwood, TXPopulation: 11,41583C+DAAA+B+A+
76Harker Heights, TXPopulation: 26,57983A+A+CB+BBA
77Quail Creek, TXPopulation: 1,45383C+A+AB+C+CA+
78Fannett, TXPopulation: 2,19083CAA+BABA+
79New Braunfels, TXPopulation: 57,77683A+A+CBC+BA+
80Aledo, TXPopulation: 2,71783B+C+AAB+C+A
81Brushy Creek, TXPopulation: 23,97683BCB+A+ABA
82Port Neches, TXPopulation: 12,97183B+A+C+ABC+A+
83Katy, TXPopulation: 14,36383A+ACBBC+A+
84Wylie, TXPopulation: 40,79383ACAAB+BA
85Windcrest, TXPopulation: 5,41383AACABBA+
86Fair Oaks Ranch, TXPopulation: 6,08583DFA+A+A+AA+
87Selma, TXPopulation: 5,63783BAC+AB+BA+
88Bridge City, TXPopulation: 7,90383BA+B+B+BCA
89Garden Ridge, TXPopulation: 3,27383DFA+A+A+AA+
90Lakeway, TXPopulation: 11,51783BFAA+AAA
91La Porte, TXPopulation: 33,85983AA+AC+BCA+
92Flower Mound, TXPopulation: 65,33083C+DA+A+A+B+A
93Portland, TXPopulation: 15,24383B+ABB+BC+A+
94Prosper, TXPopulation: 9,96083B+FAA+AAA
95San Leanna, TXPopulation: 56983B+D+AAB+B+A
96Helotes, TXPopulation: 7,36383C+D+AAAB+A+
97Roanoke, TXPopulation: 6,05082ABB+A+BC+A
98Grapevine, TXPopulation: 46,75682A+D+C+ABBA
99Lumberton, TXPopulation: 11,85082BA+BB+BC+A+
100Richardson, TXPopulation: 100,05782A+D+BABBA
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