Best Places to Live

Charlottesville, VA

Population: 45,084
LIV
SCORE
630
Todd Bennett

Charlottesville treats its residents to affordable housing, walkable neighborhoods, outdoor activities, historical attractions, dozens of locally owned shops, and an expansive restaurant scene. Top employers in Charlottesville include the University of Virginia, which helped get the city on our list of the Best College Towns. Thousands of tourists come to Charlottesville each year to experience what residents enjoy on a daily basis, nearby vineyards, micro breweries, hiking trails and music venues.

Charlottesville, VA Ranking Data

Civic
57
Demographics
39
Economy
47
Education
76
Health
70
Housing
64
Infrastructure
76