Best Places to Live in Washington

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Washington by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Washington is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Washington has a population of 6,971,406 and a population density of 96.7. The capital city is Olympia and the largest city in Washington is Seattle. 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
1Clyde Hill, WAPopulation: 3,01588A+FA+A+A+A+C+
2Mercer Island, WAPopulation: 22,92285A+FA+A+A+A+C+
3Sammamish, WAPopulation: 46,40585AFA+A+A+A+C+
4Bainbridge Island, WAPopulation: 22,93385A+FA+A+AA+C
5Richland, WAPopulation: 48,55685A+AAABBC
6Yarrow Point, WAPopulation: 1,06485AFA+A+A+A+C+
7Beaux Arts Village, WAPopulation: 45585B+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Woodway, WAPopulation: 1,39985A+FA+A+A+A+C
9Bothell East, WAPopulation: 7,80684A+FA+AB+AC
10Klahanie, WAPopulation: 11,99184AFA+A+AA+C+
11Monroe North, WAPopulation: 1,88584A+FA+AAAC
12Snoqualmie, WAPopulation: 10,50084AFA+AA+AC+
13Issaquah, WAPopulation: 30,47383A+FA+A+B+AC+
14Duvall, WAPopulation: 6,70683A+FA+AAAC
15Selah, WAPopulation: 7,15083AAA+BC+BC+
16Kenmore, WAPopulation: 20,58983A+FA+AB+AC
17Newcastle, WAPopulation: 10,35883AFA+A+AA+C+
18Medina, WAPopulation: 2,99683BFA+A+A+A+C+
19Vashon, WAPopulation: 10,85483AFA+AB+AC
20Millwood, WAPopulation: 1,65083A+AA+AC+BD+
21Lake Forest Park, WAPopulation: 12,71883AFA+A+AAC
22Redmond, WAPopulation: 54,38983A+FAAAAC+
23Maple Valley, WAPopulation: 22,66383B+FA+AAAC+
24West Richland, WAPopulation: 11,90483CAA+AB+BC
25Mill Creek, WAPopulation: 18,16383A+FA+AAAC
26Bryant, WAPopulation: 1,86182A+FA+B+B+AC
27Felida, WAPopulation: 7,41682BFA+A+AAC+
28Camas, WAPopulation: 19,48382A+DA+AB+AC+
29Bellevue, WAPopulation: 122,87382A+FAAB+A+C+
30Canterwood, WAPopulation: 3,42782BFA+A+AAC
31Duluth, WAPopulation: 1,46182A+DA+BBAC
32Esperance, WAPopulation: 3,43482A+FA+ABAC
33Larch Way, WAPopulation: 3,64082A+FA+B+AAC
34Hunts Point, WAPopulation: 49882CFA+A+A+A+C+
35Mill Creek East, WAPopulation: 15,26982A+FAAAAC
36Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WAPopulation: 21,42282CFA+A+A+A+C+
37Prairie Heights, WAPopulation: 4,06882A+DA+AB+B+C
38Cottage Lake, WAPopulation: 23,41682C+FA+A+A+A+C
39Kirkland, WAPopulation: 49,09081A+FBAB+A+C+
40Bothell, WAPopulation: 33,66481A+FA+ABAC
41Meadowdale, WAPopulation: 2,83581AFA+AB+AC
42Brier, WAPopulation: 6,14281AFA+B+AAC
43Prosser, WAPopulation: 5,68081A+A+A+C+C+C+C
44Clearview, WAPopulation: 3,35681BFA+AAAC
45Green Bluff, WAPopulation: 1,07081DAA+B+AAD+
46Cathcart, WAPopulation: 2,57081C+FA+A+A+A+C
47Bothell West, WAPopulation: 15,85881A+FB+AB+AC
48Battle Ground, WAPopulation: 17,42881A+DA+BBBC+
49College Place, WAPopulation: 8,72081AAAB+CBC+
50Liberty Lake, WAPopulation: 7,47581B+D+A+AB+B+D+
51Maltby, WAPopulation: 11,40381BFA+AAA+C
52Picnic Point, WAPopulation: 8,88681AFA+AAAC
53Normandy Park, WAPopulation: 6,37481AFA+AB+A+C
54DuPont, WAPopulation: 8,12981BDA+A+B+AC
55Edmonds, WAPopulation: 39,92581A+FAABAC
56Woodinville, WAPopulation: 10,94581A+FBA+AAC
57Raft Island, WAPopulation: 39881DCA+A+AAC
58Leavenworth, WAPopulation: 2,40081A+CA+B+CB+D+
59Langley, WAPopulation: 1,00780A+FA+ACAC
60Pullman, WAPopulation: 29,89580A+C+A+A+DBD+
61Dayton, WAPopulation: 2,85280C+A+A+B+CC+C+
62Montesano, WAPopulation: 3,93280AC+A+BC+BC
63Fairwood, WAPopulation: 20,64780ADAAAAC+
64Fife Heights, WAPopulation: 2,03080BFA+AB+AC
65Chelan, WAPopulation: 3,90580A+DA+BCAD+
66Cherry Grove, WAPopulation: 51580BDA+A+BAC+
67Burbank, WAPopulation: 3,37480D+A+A+BB+BC
68Martha Lake, WAPopulation: 15,78580A+DB+AB+AC
69Walla Walla East, WAPopulation: 1,56780CCA+ABB+C+
70Bethel, WAPopulation: 3,60180ADA+B+B+B+C
71Lynden, WAPopulation: 12,07280ADA+B+C+B+C
72Ruston, WAPopulation: 76480ADB+A+B+AC
73Zillah, WAPopulation: 2,94880BA+A+C+BC+D+
74Hockinson, WAPopulation: 4,91180CFA+AB+AC+
75Sunnyslope, WAPopulation: 3,44480BDA+AB+AD+
76Oak Harbor, WAPopulation: 22,11880A+D+A+B+C+BC
77Ridgefield, WAPopulation: 4,81880C+DA+AB+AC
78Garrett, WAPopulation: 1,32080B+BA+BCB+C+
79Sunday Lake, WAPopulation: 1,03780FD+A+A+A+AC
80Fircrest, WAPopulation: 6,51179A+DB+B+BAC
81Browns Point, WAPopulation: 1,17679CFA+A+B+A+C
82Washougal, WAPopulation: 14,03179A+DAB+BB+C+
83Bunk Foss, WAPopulation: 3,73079C+FA+B+AAC
84Colfax, WAPopulation: 2,81779BA+A+ACCD+
85Kennewick, WAPopulation: 73,64079A+A+C+BC+BC
86Davenport, WAPopulation: 1,99079BA+A+B+CC+D
87Shoreline, WAPopulation: 53,28279A+FB+ABAC
88Black Diamond, WAPopulation: 4,17079CDA+AB+AC+
89Enumclaw, WAPopulation: 10,96379A+DABBB+C+
90Poulsbo, WAPopulation: 9,17279A+DBB+BAC
91East Renton Highlands, WAPopulation: 12,62779BFA+AAAC+
92Friday Harbor, WAPopulation: 2,32779A+DA+BCAC
93North Bend, WAPopulation: 5,84779A+FC+AB+AC+
94Fobes Hill, WAPopulation: 2,50079BFA+B+BAC
95Clinton, WAPopulation: 1,02079C+FA+A+BAC
96Freeland, WAPopulation: 2,14779BDA+ABAC
97Northwest Stanwood, WAPopulation: 6079A+DABB+B+C
98Tanglewilde, WAPopulation: 5,56079A+CBABBC
99Fall City, WAPopulation: 2,28279BFA+BBAC+
100North Puyallup, WAPopulation: 1,83579A+CA+CCBC
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