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 6,738,714 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: 3,01586A+FA+A+A+A+C+
2Yarrow Point, WAPopulation: 1,06484AFA+A+A+A+C+
3Sammamish, WAPopulation: 46,40584AFA+A+A+A+C+
4Woodway, WAPopulation: 1,39984A+FAA+A+A+C
5Mercer Island, WAPopulation: 22,92284A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Richland, WAPopulation: 48,55684A+ABABBC
7Bainbridge Island, WAPopulation: 22,93383A+FAA+AA+C
8Snoqualmie, WAPopulation: 10,50083AFA+AA+AC+
9Beaux Arts Village, WAPopulation: 45583B+FAA+A+A+C+
10Monroe North, WAPopulation: 1,88582A+FA+AAAC
11Issaquah, WAPopulation: 30,47382A+FB+A+B+AC+
12Duvall, WAPopulation: 6,70682A+FA+AAAC
13Redmond, WAPopulation: 54,38982A+FB+AAAC+
14Bothell East, WAPopulation: 7,80682A+FAAB+AC
15Klahanie, WAPopulation: 11,99182AFAA+AA+C+
16Selah, WAPopulation: 7,15082AAA+BC+BC+
17Bellevue, WAPopulation: 122,87381A+FBAB+A+C+
18Medina, WAPopulation: 2,99681BFAA+A+A+C+
19Canterwood, WAPopulation: 3,42781BFA+A+AAC
20Lake Forest Park, WAPopulation: 12,71881AFAA+AAC
21Millwood, WAPopulation: 1,65081A+A+AAC+BD+
22Newcastle, WAPopulation: 10,35881AFB+A+AA+C+
23Duluth, WAPopulation: 1,46181A+DA+BBAC
24Kirkland, WAPopulation: 49,09081A+FBAB+A+C+
25Bryant, WAPopulation: 1,86181A+FA+B+B+AC
26Maple Valley, WAPopulation: 22,66381B+FAAAAC+
27Kenmore, WAPopulation: 20,58981A+FAAB+AC
28West Richland, WAPopulation: 11,90481CAAAB+BC
29Mill Creek, WAPopulation: 18,16381A+FB+AAAC
30College Place, WAPopulation: 8,72080AABB+CBC+
31Camas, WAPopulation: 19,48380A+DAAB+AC+
32Vashon, WAPopulation: 10,85480AFAAB+AC
33Mill Creek East, WAPopulation: 15,26980A+FBAAAC
34Bothell, WAPopulation: 33,66480A+FAABAC
35Normandy Park, WAPopulation: 6,37480AFAAB+A+C
36Cathcart, WAPopulation: 2,57080C+FA+A+A+A+C
37Prairie Heights, WAPopulation: 4,06880A+DB+AB+B+C
38Montesano, WAPopulation: 3,93280AB+A+BC+BC
39Pullman, WAPopulation: 29,89580A+B+AA+DBD+
40Bothell West, WAPopulation: 15,85880A+FBAB+AC
41Liberty Lake, WAPopulation: 7,47580B+D+A+AB+B+D+
42Felida, WAPopulation: 7,41680BFAA+AAC+
43Country Homes, WAPopulation: 5,51380A+B+C+A+CBD+
44Clearview, WAPopulation: 3,35680BFA+AAAC
45Woodinville, WAPopulation: 10,94580A+FC+A+AAC
46Larch Way, WAPopulation: 3,64080A+FAB+AAC
47Esperance, WAPopulation: 3,43480A+FAABAC
48Hunts Point, WAPopulation: 49880CFAA+A+A+C+
49Meadowdale, WAPopulation: 2,83580AFA+AB+AC
50Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WAPopulation: 21,42280CFAA+A+A+C+
51Cottage Lake, WAPopulation: 23,41680C+FAA+A+A+C
52Brier, WAPopulation: 6,14279AFA+B+AAC
53Edmonds, WAPopulation: 39,92579A+FBABAC
54Prosser, WAPopulation: 5,68079A+A+B+C+C+C+C
55Fairwood, WAPopulation: 20,64779ADBAAAC+
56DuPont, WAPopulation: 8,12979BDA+A+B+AC
57Town and Country, WAPopulation: 5,45679A+AC+AC+BD+
58Walla Walla, WAPopulation: 31,59579A+A+CBCBC+
59Battle Ground, WAPopulation: 17,42879A+DABBBC+
60Picnic Point, WAPopulation: 8,88679AFB+AAAC
61Ruston, WAPopulation: 76479ADBA+B+AC
62North Bend, WAPopulation: 5,84779A+FC+AB+AC+
63Kennewick, WAPopulation: 73,64079A+A+CBC+BC
64Langley, WAPopulation: 1,00779A+FA+ACAC
65Colton, WAPopulation: 34379FAA+A+BBD+
66Maltby, WAPopulation: 11,40379BFAAAA+C
67Tanglewilde, WAPopulation: 5,56079A+CC+ABBC
68Browns Point, WAPopulation: 1,17679CFA+A+B+A+C
69Martha Lake, WAPopulation: 15,78579A+FBAB+AC
70Enumclaw, WAPopulation: 10,96379A+DBBBB+C+
71Fife Heights, WAPopulation: 2,03078BFA+AB+AC
72Walla Walla East, WAPopulation: 1,56778CC+A+ABB+C+
73Lacey, WAPopulation: 42,38378A+D+C+ABB+C
74Fircrest, WAPopulation: 6,51178A+DBB+BAC
75Shoreline, WAPopulation: 53,28278A+FBABAC
76Poulsbo, WAPopulation: 9,17278A+DC+B+BAC
77Dayton, WAPopulation: 2,85278C+A+AB+CC+C+
78Leavenworth, WAPopulation: 2,40078A+D+AB+CB+D+
79Ridgefield, WAPopulation: 4,81878C+FA+AB+AC
80Garrett, WAPopulation: 1,32078B+B+ABCB+C+
81Burbank, WAPopulation: 3,37478D+A+B+BB+BC
82Sunnyslope, WAPopulation: 3,44478BDA+AB+AD+
83Lynden, WAPopulation: 12,07278ADA+B+C+B+C
84Chelan, WAPopulation: 3,90578A+DABCAD+
85Anacortes, WAPopulation: 15,79878A+DBABAD+
86Tumwater, WAPopulation: 17,46978A+D+C+ABB+C
87Covington, WAPopulation: 17,57978A+DC+B+AAC+
88Black Diamond, WAPopulation: 4,17078CDA+AB+AC+
89Oak Harbor, WAPopulation: 22,11878A+D+BB+C+BC
90University Place, WAPopulation: 31,31578A+DC+ABB+C
91Clinton, WAPopulation: 1,02078C+FA+A+BAC
92Edgewood, WAPopulation: 9,42278ADB+ABAC
93Washougal, WAPopulation: 14,03178A+DBB+BB+C+
94Bunk Foss, WAPopulation: 3,73078C+FA+B+AAC
95Silverdale, WAPopulation: 19,49078A+DC+ABB+C
96North Lynnwood, WAPopulation: 16,76578A+DC+ABB+C
97Cherry Grove, WAPopulation: 51578BFBA+BAC+
98Gig Harbor, WAPopulation: 7,23977A+FD+ABAC
99Olympia, WAPopulation: 46,79277A+D+CAC+B+C
100East Wenatchee, WAPopulation: 13,16977A+BC+C+C+BD+
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