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Best Places To Live In Charlottesville, VA

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  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 44,505
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Greenbrier, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,370
83
  • Martha Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 824
83
  • Charlottesville High, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 710
82
  • North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,299
82
  • Crozet, VA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,511
81
  • Rose Hill, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,077
80
  • Little High, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 728
79
  • Blue Ridge-Rugby Ave, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,887
79
  • Hollymead, VA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,828
79
  • Venable, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,839
79
  • Kelly Town-Rugby Heights, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 880
78
  • University of Virginia, VA
  • 1.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,515
78
  • Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,309
77
  • Johnson Village, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,184
77
  • Gordonsville, VA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,535
76
  • Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 443
76
  • Longwood Dr, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 256
76
  • Downtown, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 749
76
  • Grottoes, VA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,705
76
  • Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,136
76
  • Lewis Mountain, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 933
75
  • North East, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,678
75
  • Belmont, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,631
75
  • Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,285
74
  • Scottsville, VA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 513
74
  • 10th And Page, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 955
74
  • Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,338
73
  • Ivy, VA
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 898
73
  • Fifeville, Charlottesville, VA
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,183
73
  • Ruckersville, VA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 890
73
  • Lake Monticello, VA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,547
73
  • Rivanna, VA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,772
72
  • Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,170
71
  • Crimora, VA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,997
70
  • Free Union, VA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 265
70
  • Stanardsville, VA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 334
69
  • Orangedale-Prospect Ave, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 907
69
  • Dooms, VA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,273
68
  • Brsc, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 702
68
  • The Meadows, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 728
68
  • 29 North, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,036
68
  • 5th Sw, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 381
66
  • Harriston, VA
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,012
66
  • Twin Lakes, VA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,986
63
  • Schuyler, VA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 263
62
  • Columbia, VA
  • 26.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 87
58
  • Esmont, VA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 595
58
  • Palmyra, VA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 137

Listed above are the best places to live in Charlottesville, VA for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Charlottesville, VA, followed by the best places to live near Charlottesville, VA, sorted by Livability Score.

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