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
4Floris, VAPopulation: 8,41887AFA+A+A+A+B
5Arlington, VAPopulation: 209,07787A+FA+AAA+B
6Fairfax Station, VAPopulation: 11,62886AFA+A+A+A+B
7Vienna, VAPopulation: 15,74886A+FA+AA+A+B
8Countryside, VAPopulation: 9,81686A+FA+AAAB
9Reston, VAPopulation: 58,39686A+FA+AAAB
10Merrifield, VAPopulation: 14,99986A+FA+AAAB
11Mantua, VAPopulation: 7,48486AFA+AA+A+B
12Broadlands, VAPopulation: 11,87686B+FA+A+A+A+B
13Westlake Corner, VAPopulation: 77485BA+A+BBA+B
14Occoquan, VAPopulation: 80685A+DA+A+B+AB
15Belmont Estates, VAPopulation: 1,35185BB+A+AB+B+B
16Franconia, VAPopulation: 18,77585A+FA+AAAB
17Fair Lakes, VAPopulation: 7,55985A+FA+AAA+B
18Burke Centre, VAPopulation: 17,34385A+FA+AAAB
19Haymarket, VAPopulation: 1,85685A+DA+AA+AC+
20Mount Vernon, VAPopulation: 12,27185AFA+AA+A+B
21Dunn Loring, VAPopulation: 9,64785B+FA+AA+A+B
22Huntington, VAPopulation: 10,97385A+DA+AB+AB
23Greenbriar, VAPopulation: 8,05085AFA+A+AAB
24South Run, VAPopulation: 6,52485BFA+A+A+A+B
25Fairfax, VAPopulation: 22,71285A+FA+AAA+B
26Wintergreen, VAPopulation: 21585FA+A+A+C+A+B
27Innsbrook, VAPopulation: 7,43285ADA+A+B+AB
28County Center, VAPopulation: 2,97285A+FA+AB+AB
29Burke, VAPopulation: 41,45484B+FA+A+A+A+B
30Southern Gateway, VAPopulation: 2,77784A+D+A+AC+BB
31Fort Hunt, VAPopulation: 16,73684BFA+A+A+A+B
32Idylwood, VAPopulation: 16,75684AFA+AAA+B
33Great Falls, VAPopulation: 16,09884C+FA+A+A+A+B
34West Springfield, VAPopulation: 22,78884AFA+AAAB
35Purcellville, VAPopulation: 7,75484AFA+AA+AB
36Crosspointe, VAPopulation: 6,01084C+FA+A+A+A+B
37Alexandria, VAPopulation: 140,33784A+FA+AB+A+B
38Oakton, VAPopulation: 34,36484B+FA+AA+A+B
39Clifton, VAPopulation: 27884CFA+A+A+A+B
40Belmont, VAPopulation: 5,66384CFA+A+A+A+B
41Centreville, VAPopulation: 72,46584A+FA+AAAB
42Kings Park, VAPopulation: 4,63284B+FA+AA+AB
43Woodbridge, VAPopulation: 4,34384AFA+AAAB
44Newington, VAPopulation: 12,88984B+FA+AA+AB
45Stone Ridge, VAPopulation: 7,04084B+FA+A+A+AB
46Leesburg, VAPopulation: 43,20884A+FA+B+AAB
47McNair, VAPopulation: 17,12083AFA+AAAB
48Gainesville, VAPopulation: 11,22583B+FA+AA+AC+
49Salem, VAPopulation: 24,79283A+A+A+BC+BB
50Lake Barcroft, VAPopulation: 9,73983BFA+AA+A+B
51Lincolnia, VAPopulation: 21,43183A+FA+BAAB
52Ravensworth, VAPopulation: 2,43983A+FA+B+B+AB
53Pimmit Hills, VAPopulation: 6,77883A+FA+B+AA+B
54Fairlawn, VAPopulation: 2,37183AAA+B+CBC+
55Cave Spring, VAPopulation: 25,83683AAB+A+BBB
56Springfield, VAPopulation: 31,32183A+FA+BB+AB
57Woodlake, VAPopulation: 7,38583BDA+A+AB+B
58Herndon, VAPopulation: 23,42483A+DA+BAAB
59Williamsburg, VAPopulation: 14,20783A+DA+AC+AB+
60Chantilly, VAPopulation: 23,24883BFA+AA+AB
61Annandale, VAPopulation: 39,66982A+FA+BB+AB
62Blacksburg, VAPopulation: 42,53982A+D+A+A+D+B+C+
63Staunton, VAPopulation: 23,90682A+AABCBB
64Chatmoss, VAPopulation: 1,58682DAA+ABBB
65Ashburn, VAPopulation: 44,74082CFA+AA+AB
66University Center, VAPopulation: 3,60482ADA+B+B+B+B
67Stafford Courthouse, VAPopulation: 4,65482A+DA+CB+AB
68Montclair, VAPopulation: 19,87782CFA+A+A+AB
69Hollymead, VAPopulation: 8,30382B+DA+AB+AB
70Kingstowne, VAPopulation: 14,47882CFA+AA+AB
71Mount Hermon, VAPopulation: 3,83082D+A+A+B+BC+B
72Rose Hill, VAPopulation: 19,12781C+FA+B+AAB
73Tuckahoe, VAPopulation: 45,58681ADA+ABB+B
74Middleburg, VAPopulation: 61181AFA+ABAB
75Lovettsville, VAPopulation: 1,50481CDA+AAAB
76Independent Hill, VAPopulation: 7,42681D+FA+AA+AC+
77Warrenton, VAPopulation: 9,57181A+DAABAC+
78East Lexington, VAPopulation: 1,09081A+A+A+C+CC+D+
79Laymantown, VAPopulation: 3,01681FA+A+ABBB
80Onley, VAPopulation: 61281BC+A+BBBB+
81Virginia Beach, VAPopulation: 439,52881ADAABB+B+
82North Springfield, VAPopulation: 7,33881BFA+BB+AB
83Daleville, VAPopulation: 2,10081D+CA+AB+B+B
84Gasburg, VAPopulation: 34381FAA+C+BAB+
85New Baltimore, VAPopulation: 8,53581D+DA+AAAC+
86Belle Haven, VAPopulation: 6,80880CDA+AAAB
87Forest, VAPopulation: 9,62680CB+AABBB
88Smithfield, VAPopulation: 8,05980BD+A+B+BB+B+
89Bealeton, VAPopulation: 3,89180C+DA+B+B+B+C+
90Wyndham, VAPopulation: 9,61080FFA+A+A+A+B
91Groveton, VAPopulation: 14,29380AFA+BBAB
92Lowes Island, VAPopulation: 11,45880DFA+AA+A+B
93New Kent, VAPopulation: 12680FBAA+BAB+
94Riverdale, VAPopulation: 1,24980AA+A+D+CCB
95Broadway, VAPopulation: 3,64480CBA+B+BBB
96Sugarland Run, VAPopulation: 11,90480BFA+B+AAB
97Hayfield, VAPopulation: 4,57780FFA+A+A+A+B
98Bridgewater, VAPopulation: 5,68280CC+A+B+C+BB
99Lexington, VAPopulation: 6,99080A+CA+B+CB+D+
100Brandermill, VAPopulation: 12,93180BDAA+BB+B+
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