Best Places to Live in Virginia

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Virginia by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Virginia is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Virginia has a population of 8,260,405 and a population density of 191.4. The capital city is Richmond and the largest city in Virginia is Virginia Beach. 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
1McLean, VAPopulation: 48,22189A+FA+A+A+A+B
2Falls Church, VAPopulation: 12,30087A+FA+A+A+A+B
3Tysons Corner, VAPopulation: 20,11887A+FA+A+AA+B
4Mantua, VAPopulation: 7,48487A+FA+AA+A+B
5Arlington, VAPopulation: 209,07787A+FA+AAA+B
6Fairfax Station, VAPopulation: 11,62887AFA+A+A+A+B
7Floris, VAPopulation: 8,41886AFA+A+A+A+B
8Vienna, VAPopulation: 15,74886A+FA+AA+A+B
9Reston, VAPopulation: 58,39686A+FA+AAAB
10Great Falls, VAPopulation: 16,09886B+FA+A+A+A+B
11Merrifield, VAPopulation: 14,99986A+FA+AAAB
12Dunn Loring, VAPopulation: 9,64786AFA+AA+A+B
13Short Pump, VAPopulation: 26,08186A+FA+A+AAB
14Countryside, VAPopulation: 9,81686A+FA+AAAB
15Kingstowne, VAPopulation: 14,47886A+FA+AA+AB
16Fort Hunt, VAPopulation: 16,73686B+FA+A+A+A+B
17Franklin Farm, VAPopulation: 19,86986AFA+A+A+A+B
18Broadlands, VAPopulation: 11,87686B+FA+A+A+A+B
19Westlake Corner, VAPopulation: 77485BA+A+BBA+B
20Franconia, VAPopulation: 18,77585A+FA+AAAB
21Chantilly, VAPopulation: 23,24885A+FA+AA+AB
22Occoquan, VAPopulation: 80685A+DA+A+B+AB
23Burke Centre, VAPopulation: 17,34385A+FA+AAAB
24Fairfax, VAPopulation: 22,71285A+FA+AAA+B
25Belmont Estates, VAPopulation: 1,35185BB+A+AB+B+B
26Lansdowne, VAPopulation: 11,21185AFA+A+A+A+B
27Brambleton, VAPopulation: 10,68685B+FA+A+A+A+B
28Ashburn, VAPopulation: 44,74085AFA+AA+AB
29Huntington, VAPopulation: 10,97385A+DA+AB+AB
30Fair Lakes, VAPopulation: 7,55985A+FA+AAA+B
31West Springfield, VAPopulation: 22,78885AFA+AAAB
32Haymarket, VAPopulation: 1,85685A+DA+AA+AC+
33Mount Vernon, VAPopulation: 12,27185AFA+AA+A+B
34Burke, VAPopulation: 41,45485AFA+A+A+A+B
35South Run, VAPopulation: 6,52485BFA+A+A+A+B
36Lake Barcroft, VAPopulation: 9,73985AFA+AA+A+B
37Greenbriar, VAPopulation: 8,05085AFA+A+AAB
38Oakton, VAPopulation: 34,36485AFA+AA+A+B
39Purcellville, VAPopulation: 7,75485AFA+AA+AB
40Wintergreen, VAPopulation: 21585FA+A+A+C+A+B
41County Center, VAPopulation: 2,97285A+FA+AB+AB
42Innsbrook, VAPopulation: 7,43285ADA+A+B+AB
43Crosspointe, VAPopulation: 6,01084C+FA+A+A+A+B
44Southern Gateway, VAPopulation: 2,77784A+D+A+AC+BB
45Salem, VAPopulation: 24,79284A+A+A+BC+BB
46South Riding, VAPopulation: 24,74584B+FA+A+A+A+B
47Alexandria, VAPopulation: 140,33784A+FA+AB+A+B
48Belmont, VAPopulation: 5,66384C+FA+A+A+A+B
49Woodbridge, VAPopulation: 4,34384AFA+AAAB
50Clifton, VAPopulation: 27884CFA+A+A+A+B
51Gainesville, VAPopulation: 11,22584AFA+AA+AC+
52Kings Park, VAPopulation: 4,63284B+FA+AA+AB
53Rose Hill, VAPopulation: 19,12784AFA+B+AAB
54Idylwood, VAPopulation: 16,75684AFA+AAA+B
55Stone Ridge, VAPopulation: 7,04084B+FA+A+A+AB
56Kings Park West, VAPopulation: 13,68784B+FA+AA+A+B
57Aquia Harbour, VAPopulation: 6,29384B+FA+AA+AB
58Montclair, VAPopulation: 19,87784BFA+A+A+AB
59Annandale, VAPopulation: 39,66984A+FA+BB+AB
60Leesburg, VAPopulation: 43,20884A+FA+B+AAB
61Centreville, VAPopulation: 72,46584AFA+AAAB
62McNair, VAPopulation: 17,12083AFA+AAAB
63Neabsco, VAPopulation: 12,20483ADA+B+AAB
64Falmouth, VAPopulation: 4,47283ADA+AB+B+B
65Pimmit Hills, VAPopulation: 6,77883A+FA+B+AA+B
66Wolf Trap, VAPopulation: 16,73883CFA+A+A+A+B
67Ravensworth, VAPopulation: 2,43983A+FA+B+B+AB
68Lincolnia, VAPopulation: 21,43183A+FA+BAAB
69Cave Spring, VAPopulation: 25,83683AAB+A+BBB
70Herndon, VAPopulation: 23,42483A+DA+BAAB
71Newington, VAPopulation: 12,88983BFA+AA+AB
72Fairlawn, VAPopulation: 2,37183AAA+B+CBC+
73Newington Forest, VAPopulation: 13,02083BFA+AA+AB
74Staunton, VAPopulation: 23,90683A+AABCBB
75Williamsburg, VAPopulation: 14,20783A+DA+AC+AB+
76Woodlake, VAPopulation: 7,38583BDA+A+AB+B
77North Springfield, VAPopulation: 7,33883A+FA+BB+AB
78Wyndham, VAPopulation: 9,61083D+FA+A+A+A+B
79Lorton, VAPopulation: 19,29383AFA+AB+AB
80Springfield, VAPopulation: 31,32183A+FA+BB+AB
81Linton Hall, VAPopulation: 37,66082BFA+AA+AC+
82Virginia Beach, VAPopulation: 439,52882A+DAABB+B+
83Chatmoss, VAPopulation: 1,58682DAA+ABBB
84Blacksburg, VAPopulation: 42,53982A+D+A+A+D+B+C+
85Forest, VAPopulation: 9,62682BB+AABBB
86West Falls Church, VAPopulation: 27,75882AFA+BB+AB
87Wakefield, VAPopulation: 11,92682D+FA+A+A+A+B
88Tuckahoe, VAPopulation: 45,58682A+DA+ABB+B
89Stafford Courthouse, VAPopulation: 4,65482A+DA+CB+AB
90Crozet, VAPopulation: 6,01482B+DA+AB+AB
91Hollymead, VAPopulation: 8,30382B+DA+AB+AB
92University Center, VAPopulation: 3,60482B+DA+B+B+B+B
93Mount Hermon, VAPopulation: 3,83082D+A+A+B+BC+B
94Spotsylvania Courthouse, VAPopulation: 3,98181CDA+AAB+B
95Middleburg, VAPopulation: 61181AFA+ABAB
96Smithfield, VAPopulation: 8,05981B+D+A+B+BB+B+
97Lake Ridge, VAPopulation: 40,77581B+DA+AAAB
98Lovettsville, VAPopulation: 1,50481CDA+AAAB
99Independent Hill, VAPopulation: 7,42681D+FA+AA+AC+
100Broadway, VAPopulation: 3,64481BBA+B+BBB
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