Photo Courtesy of Auburn-Opelika Tourism

liv score
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 76
Demographics 44
Economy 70
Education 83
Health 35
Housing 67
Infrastructure 47

#93. Auburn, AL

With a fun, youthful atmosphere thanks to Auburn University, Auburn makes our Best Places list, and has also been named to’s Top 10 College Towns.

The city offers great quality of life with affordable housing, good transportation options, and recreational opportunities such as Chewacla State Park in the Appalachian foothills. The median income for families here tops $80,000.

The economy is strong in high-tech manufacturing and research; in fact, there are four research parks within the city limits. Residents have access to a thriving downtown along with a number of eye-pleasing historic neighborhoods, and volunteerism and involvement with social causes are high priorities for many Auburn citizens.

Find out more about the good life in Auburn.

Newsletter Sign Up

Keep up to date with our latest rankings and articles!
Enter your email to be added to our mailing list.