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
4Floris, VAPopulation: 8,41885AFA+A+A+A+B
5Tysons Corner, VAPopulation: 20,11885A+FA+A+AA+B
6Fairfax Station, VAPopulation: 11,62885AFA+A+A+A+B
7Vienna, VAPopulation: 15,74885A+FA+AA+A+B
8Dunn Loring, VAPopulation: 9,64785AFA+AA+A+B
9Merrifield, VAPopulation: 14,99985A+FA+AAAB
10Great Falls, VAPopulation: 16,09884B+FA+A+A+A+B
11Reston, VAPopulation: 58,39684A+FAAAAB
12Falls Church, VAPopulation: 12,30084A+FB+A+A+A+B
13Arlington, VAPopulation: 209,07784A+FAAAA+B
14Kingstowne, VAPopulation: 14,47884A+FA+AA+AB
15Countryside, VAPopulation: 9,81684A+FAAAAB
16Purcellville, VAPopulation: 7,75484AFA+AA+AB
17Broadlands, VAPopulation: 11,87684B+FA+A+A+A+B
18Franklin Farm, VAPopulation: 19,86984AFA+A+A+A+B
19Fort Hunt, VAPopulation: 16,73684B+FA+A+A+A+B
20Haymarket, VAPopulation: 1,85684A+DA+AA+AC+
21County Center, VAPopulation: 2,97284A+FA+AB+AB
22Short Pump, VAPopulation: 26,08184A+DAA+AAB
23Fair Lakes, VAPopulation: 7,55984A+FA+AAA+B
24Lansdowne, VAPopulation: 11,21184AFA+A+A+A+B
25Brambleton, VAPopulation: 10,68684B+FA+A+A+A+B
26Chantilly, VAPopulation: 23,24883A+FAAA+AB
27South Run, VAPopulation: 6,52483BFA+A+A+A+B
28Fairfax, VAPopulation: 22,71283A+FAAAA+B
29Lake Barcroft, VAPopulation: 9,73983AFA+AA+A+B
30Mount Vernon, VAPopulation: 12,27183AFA+AA+A+B
31Southern Gateway, VAPopulation: 2,77783A+CAAC+BB
32Franconia, VAPopulation: 18,77583A+FAAAAB
33Ashburn, VAPopulation: 44,74083AFAAA+AB
34West Springfield, VAPopulation: 22,78883AFA+AAAB
35Greenbriar, VAPopulation: 8,05083AFA+A+AAB
36Oakton, VAPopulation: 34,36483AFA+AA+A+B
37Burke, VAPopulation: 41,45483AFA+A+A+A+B
38Crosspointe, VAPopulation: 6,01083C+FA+A+A+A+B
39Burke Centre, VAPopulation: 17,34383A+FAAAAB
40Belmont, VAPopulation: 5,66383C+FA+A+A+A+B
41Salem, VAPopulation: 24,79283A+A+B+BC+BB
42South Riding, VAPopulation: 24,74583B+FA+A+A+A+B
43Cave Spring, VAPopulation: 25,83683AABA+BBB
44Woodbridge, VAPopulation: 4,34383AFA+AAAB
45Innsbrook, VAPopulation: 7,43282ADAA+B+AB
46Huntington, VAPopulation: 10,97382A+DAAB+AB
47Clifton, VAPopulation: 27882CFA+A+A+A+B
48Alexandria, VAPopulation: 140,33782A+FBAB+A+B
49Gainesville, VAPopulation: 11,22582AFA+AA+AC+
50Kings Park, VAPopulation: 4,63282B+FA+AA+AB
51Idylwood, VAPopulation: 16,75682AFA+AAA+B
52Leesburg, VAPopulation: 43,20882A+FB+B+AAB
53Ravensworth, VAPopulation: 2,43982A+FA+B+B+AB
54Kings Park West, VAPopulation: 13,68782B+FA+AA+A+B
55Rose Hill, VAPopulation: 19,12782AFAB+AAB
56Stone Ridge, VAPopulation: 7,04082B+FAA+A+AB
57Pimmit Hills, VAPopulation: 6,77882A+FA+B+AA+B
58Wolf Trap, VAPopulation: 16,73882CFA+A+A+A+B
59Virginia Beach, VAPopulation: 439,52882A+DBABB+B+
60Onley, VAPopulation: 61281BAA+BBBB+
61Wyndham, VAPopulation: 9,61081D+FA+A+A+A+B
62Aquia Harbour, VAPopulation: 6,29381B+FAAA+AB
63Centreville, VAPopulation: 72,46581AFB+AAAB
64Newington, VAPopulation: 12,88981BFAAA+AB
65Fairlawn, VAPopulation: 2,37181AAAB+CBC+
66McNair, VAPopulation: 17,12081AFAAAAB
67Forest, VAPopulation: 9,62681BABABBB
68Williamsburg, VAPopulation: 14,20781A+DAAC+AB+
69Broadway, VAPopulation: 3,64481BBA+B+BBB
70Montclair, VAPopulation: 19,87781BFAA+A+AB
71Annandale, VAPopulation: 39,66981A+FB+BB+AB
72Staunton, VAPopulation: 23,90681A+ABBCBB
73Lincolnia, VAPopulation: 21,43181A+FABAAB
74Woodlake, VAPopulation: 7,38581BDB+A+AB+B
75Newington Forest, VAPopulation: 13,02081BFAAA+AB
76Neabsco, VAPopulation: 12,20481AFAB+AAB
77Tuckahoe, VAPopulation: 45,58681A+D+BABB+B
78Falmouth, VAPopulation: 4,47281ADAAB+B+B
79Chatmoss, VAPopulation: 1,58681DAA+ABBB
80Middleburg, VAPopulation: 61180AFA+ABAB
81Wakefield, VAPopulation: 11,92680D+FA+A+A+A+B
82North Springfield, VAPopulation: 7,33880A+FABB+AB
83Blacksburg, VAPopulation: 42,53980A+D+AA+D+B+C+
84Christiansburg, VAPopulation: 20,98080AABB+C+BC+
85Springfield, VAPopulation: 31,32180A+FB+BB+AB
86Hollins, VAPopulation: 15,19580AA+C+BBBB
87Lorton, VAPopulation: 19,29380AFB+AB+AB
88Linton Hall, VAPopulation: 37,66080BFB+AA+AC+
89University Center, VAPopulation: 3,60480B+DA+B+B+B+B
90Elkton, VAPopulation: 2,74080BAA+BC+BB
91Belmont Estates, VAPopulation: 1,35180BDA+AB+B+B
92Herndon, VAPopulation: 23,42480A+DBBAAB
93Spotsylvania Courthouse, VAPopulation: 3,98180CD+AAAB+B
94Bridgewater, VAPopulation: 5,68280BBA+B+C+BB
95Independent Hill, VAPopulation: 7,42680D+FA+AA+AC+
96Lovettsville, VAPopulation: 1,50480CDA+AAAB
97Cloverdale, VAPopulation: 2,94180D+CA+A+BB+B
98Manchester, VAPopulation: 11,22780A+C+BBC+BB+
99West Falls Church, VAPopulation: 27,75880AFABB+AB
100Bon Air, VAPopulation: 16,54380ACBABBB+
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