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 8,014,955 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: 48,22187A+FAA+A+A+B
2Mantua, VAPopulation: 7,48485A+FA+AA+A+B
3Occoquan, VAPopulation: 80685A+DA+A+B+AB
4Fairfax Station, VAPopulation: 11,62885AFA+A+A+A+B
5Floris, VAPopulation: 8,41885AFA+A+A+A+B
6Tysons Corner, VAPopulation: 20,11885A+FA+A+AA+B
7Vienna, VAPopulation: 15,74885A+FA+AA+A+B
8Dunn Loring, VAPopulation: 9,64785AFA+AA+A+B
9Great Falls, VAPopulation: 16,09884B+FA+A+A+A+B
10Merrifield, VAPopulation: 14,99984A+FA+AAAB
11Falls Church, VAPopulation: 12,30084A+FB+A+A+A+B
12Reston, VAPopulation: 58,39684A+FAAAAB
13Arlington, VAPopulation: 209,07784A+FAAAA+B
14Kingstowne, VAPopulation: 14,47884A+FA+AA+AB
15Countryside, VAPopulation: 9,81684A+FAAAAB
16Purcellville, VAPopulation: 7,75484AFA+AA+AB
17Fort Hunt, VAPopulation: 16,73684B+FA+A+A+A+B
18Broadlands, VAPopulation: 11,87684B+FA+A+A+A+B
19Franklin Farm, VAPopulation: 19,86984AFA+A+A+A+B
20Haymarket, VAPopulation: 1,85684A+DA+AA+AC+
21County Center, VAPopulation: 2,97284A+FA+AB+AB
22Short Pump, VAPopulation: 26,08184A+FAA+AAB
23Fair Lakes, VAPopulation: 7,55984A+FA+AAA+B
24Lansdowne, VAPopulation: 11,21183AFA+A+A+A+B
25South Run, VAPopulation: 6,52483BFA+A+A+A+B
26Brambleton, VAPopulation: 10,68683B+FA+A+A+A+B
27Belmont Estates, VAPopulation: 1,35183BB+A+AB+B+B
28Westlake Corner, VAPopulation: 77483BA+ABBA+B
29Chantilly, VAPopulation: 23,24883A+FAAA+AB
30Lake Barcroft, VAPopulation: 9,73983AFA+AA+A+B
31Mount Vernon, VAPopulation: 12,27183AFA+AA+A+B
32Franconia, VAPopulation: 18,77583A+FAAAAB
33Fairfax, VAPopulation: 22,71283A+FAAAA+B
34West Springfield, VAPopulation: 22,78883AFA+AAAB
35Ashburn, VAPopulation: 44,74083AFAAA+AB
36Burke, VAPopulation: 41,45483AFA+A+A+A+B
37Burke Centre, VAPopulation: 17,34383A+FAAAAB
38Greenbriar, VAPopulation: 8,05083AFA+A+AAB
39Crosspointe, VAPopulation: 6,01083C+FA+A+A+A+B
40Wintergreen, VAPopulation: 21583FA+A+A+C+A+B
41Oakton, VAPopulation: 34,36483AFA+AA+A+B
42Belmont, VAPopulation: 5,66383C+FA+A+A+A+B
43Salem, VAPopulation: 24,79283A+A+B+BC+BB
44Woodbridge, VAPopulation: 4,34383AFA+AAAB
45Huntington, VAPopulation: 10,97383A+DAAB+AB
46South Riding, VAPopulation: 24,74583B+FA+A+A+A+B
47Heathsville, VAPopulation: 11582D+A+BA+C+B+B
48Southern Gateway, VAPopulation: 2,77782A+D+AAC+BB
49Cave Spring, VAPopulation: 25,83682AABA+BBB
50Alexandria, VAPopulation: 140,33782A+FBAB+A+B
51Clifton, VAPopulation: 27882CFA+A+A+A+B
52Kings Park, VAPopulation: 4,63282B+FA+AA+AB
53Gainesville, VAPopulation: 11,22582AFA+AA+AC+
54Idylwood, VAPopulation: 16,75682AFA+AAA+B
55Innsbrook, VAPopulation: 7,43282ADAA+B+AB
56Ravensworth, VAPopulation: 2,43982A+FA+B+B+AB
57Leesburg, VAPopulation: 43,20882A+FB+B+AAB
58Kings Park West, VAPopulation: 13,68782B+FA+AA+A+B
59Rose Hill, VAPopulation: 19,12782AFAB+AAB
60Stone Ridge, VAPopulation: 7,04082B+FAA+A+AB
61Pimmit Hills, VAPopulation: 6,77882A+FA+B+AA+B
62Wolf Trap, VAPopulation: 16,73882CFA+A+A+A+B
63Aquia Harbour, VAPopulation: 6,29381B+FAAA+AB
64Newington, VAPopulation: 12,88981BFAAA+AB
65McNair, VAPopulation: 17,12081AFAAAAB
66Centreville, VAPopulation: 72,46581AFB+AAAB
67Virginia Beach, VAPopulation: 439,52881A+DBABB+B+
68Wyndham, VAPopulation: 9,61081D+FA+A+A+A+B
69Montclair, VAPopulation: 19,87781BFAA+A+AB
70Fairlawn, VAPopulation: 2,37181AAAB+CBC+
71Annandale, VAPopulation: 39,66981A+FB+BB+AB
72Staunton, VAPopulation: 23,90681A+ABBCBB
73Lincolnia, VAPopulation: 21,43181A+FABAAB
74Broadway, VAPopulation: 3,64481BBA+B+BBB
75Williamsburg, VAPopulation: 14,20781A+DAAC+AB+
76Newington Forest, VAPopulation: 13,02081BFAAA+AB
77Neabsco, VAPopulation: 12,20481ADAB+AAB
78Falmouth, VAPopulation: 4,47281ADAAB+B+B
79Chatmoss, VAPopulation: 1,58681DAA+ABBB
80Forest, VAPopulation: 9,62681BB+BABBB
81Woodlake, VAPopulation: 7,38581BDB+A+AB+B
82North Springfield, VAPopulation: 7,33880A+FABB+AB
83Middleburg, VAPopulation: 61180AFA+ABAB
84Bayside, VAPopulation: 8680A+A+C+BCD+B+
85Springfield, VAPopulation: 31,32180A+FB+BB+AB
86Wakefield, VAPopulation: 11,92680D+FA+A+A+A+B
87Tuckahoe, VAPopulation: 45,58680A+DBABB+B
88Lorton, VAPopulation: 19,29380AFB+AB+AB
89Blacksburg, VAPopulation: 42,53980A+D+AA+D+B+C+
90Hollins, VAPopulation: 15,19580AA+C+BBBB
91University Center, VAPopulation: 3,60480B+DA+B+B+B+B
92Linton Hall, VAPopulation: 37,66080BFB+AA+AC+
93Christiansburg, VAPopulation: 20,98080AB+BB+C+BC+
94Elkton, VAPopulation: 2,74080BAA+BC+BB
95Lovettsville, VAPopulation: 1,50480CDA+AAAB
96Herndon, VAPopulation: 23,42480A+DBBAAB
97Independent Hill, VAPopulation: 7,42680D+FA+AA+AC+
98Onley, VAPopulation: 61280BC+A+BBBB+
99Abingdon, VAPopulation: 8,16680AABBCBB
100Bridgewater, VAPopulation: 5,68280BC+A+B+C+BB
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