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: 48,22187A+FA+A+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
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
17Franklin Farm, VAPopulation: 19,86984AFA+A+A+A+B
18Fort Hunt, VAPopulation: 16,73684B+FA+A+A+A+B
19Broadlands, VAPopulation: 11,87684B+FA+A+A+A+B
20Belmont Estates, VAPopulation: 1,35184BB+A+AB+B+B
21Haymarket, VAPopulation: 1,85684A+DA+AA+AC+
22County Center, VAPopulation: 2,97284A+FA+AB+AB
23Short Pump, VAPopulation: 26,08184A+FAA+AAB
24Fair Lakes, VAPopulation: 7,55983A+FA+AAA+B
25South Run, VAPopulation: 6,52483BFA+A+A+A+B
26Brambleton, VAPopulation: 10,68683B+FA+A+A+A+B
27Lansdowne, VAPopulation: 11,21183AFA+A+A+A+B
28Chantilly, VAPopulation: 23,24883A+FAAA+AB
29Westlake Corner, VAPopulation: 77483BA+ABBA+B
30Lake Barcroft, VAPopulation: 9,73983AFA+AA+A+B
31Mount Vernon, VAPopulation: 12,27183AFA+AA+A+B
32Fairfax, VAPopulation: 22,71283A+FAAAA+B
33Franconia, VAPopulation: 18,77583A+FAAAAB
34West Springfield, VAPopulation: 22,78883AFA+AAAB
35Ashburn, VAPopulation: 44,74083AFAAA+AB
36Burke, VAPopulation: 41,45483AFA+A+A+A+B
37Crosspointe, VAPopulation: 6,01083C+FA+A+A+A+B
38Burke Centre, VAPopulation: 17,34383A+FAAAAB
39Greenbriar, VAPopulation: 8,05083AFA+A+AAB
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
47Southern Gateway, VAPopulation: 2,77782A+D+AAC+BB
48Cave Spring, VAPopulation: 25,83682AABA+BBB
49Alexandria, VAPopulation: 140,33782A+FBAB+A+B
50Clifton, VAPopulation: 27882CFA+A+A+A+B
51Kings Park, VAPopulation: 4,63282B+FA+AA+AB
52Gainesville, VAPopulation: 11,22582AFA+AA+AC+
53Idylwood, VAPopulation: 16,75682AFA+AAA+B
54Innsbrook, VAPopulation: 7,43282ADAA+B+AB
55Leesburg, VAPopulation: 43,20882A+FB+B+AAB
56Ravensworth, VAPopulation: 2,43982A+FA+B+B+AB
57Kings Park West, VAPopulation: 13,68782B+FA+AA+A+B
58Rose Hill, VAPopulation: 19,12782AFAB+AAB
59Stone Ridge, VAPopulation: 7,04082B+FAA+A+AB
60Pimmit Hills, VAPopulation: 6,77882A+FA+B+AA+B
61Wolf Trap, VAPopulation: 16,73882CFA+A+A+A+B
62Aquia Harbour, VAPopulation: 6,29381B+FAAA+AB
63Newington, VAPopulation: 12,88981BFAAA+AB
64McNair, VAPopulation: 17,12081AFAAAAB
65Centreville, VAPopulation: 72,46581AFB+AAAB
66Wyndham, VAPopulation: 9,61081D+FA+A+A+A+B
67Montclair, VAPopulation: 19,87781BFAA+A+AB
68Virginia Beach, VAPopulation: 439,52881A+DBABB+B+
69Fairlawn, VAPopulation: 2,37181AAAB+CBC+
70Annandale, VAPopulation: 39,66981A+FB+BB+AB
71Lincolnia, VAPopulation: 21,43181A+FABAAB
72Staunton, VAPopulation: 23,90681A+ABBCBB
73Broadway, VAPopulation: 3,64481BBA+B+BBB
74Williamsburg, VAPopulation: 14,20781A+DAAC+AB+
75Newington Forest, VAPopulation: 13,02081BFAAA+AB
76Neabsco, VAPopulation: 12,20481ADAB+AAB
77Falmouth, VAPopulation: 4,47281ADAAB+B+B
78Forest, VAPopulation: 9,62681BB+BABBB
79Chatmoss, VAPopulation: 1,58681DAA+ABBB
80Woodlake, VAPopulation: 7,38581BDB+A+AB+B
81North Springfield, VAPopulation: 7,33880A+FABB+AB
82Middleburg, VAPopulation: 61180AFA+ABAB
83Springfield, VAPopulation: 31,32180A+FB+BB+AB
84Wakefield, VAPopulation: 11,92680D+FA+A+A+A+B
85Tuckahoe, VAPopulation: 45,58680A+DBABB+B
86Lorton, VAPopulation: 19,29380AFB+AB+AB
87Blacksburg, VAPopulation: 42,53980A+D+AA+D+B+C+
88Hollins, VAPopulation: 15,19580AA+C+BBBB
89Linton Hall, VAPopulation: 37,66080BFB+AA+AC+
90University Center, VAPopulation: 3,60480B+DA+B+B+B+B
91Christiansburg, VAPopulation: 20,98080AB+BB+C+BC+
92Elkton, VAPopulation: 2,74080BAA+BC+BB
93Herndon, VAPopulation: 23,42480A+DBBAAB
94Lovettsville, VAPopulation: 1,50480CDA+AAAB
95Independent Hill, VAPopulation: 7,42680D+FA+AA+AC+
96Onley, VAPopulation: 61280BC+A+BBBB+
97Bridgewater, VAPopulation: 5,68280BC+A+B+C+BB
98Abingdon, VAPopulation: 8,16680AABBCBB
99Hollymead, VAPopulation: 8,30380B+DB+AB+AB
100West Falls Church, VAPopulation: 27,75880AFABB+AB
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