The Best Neighborhood in Every City in the U.S.

This is city life at its absolute best — literally!

Of all the neighborhoods you could choose in some of America’s biggest cities, Niche has found each of these to be the very best one in each metro area. Each neighborhood earned the top spot based on┬áthe quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities, and more.

Click on the name of any neighborhood to find out more about it (pro tip: scroll down to see houses for sale in the area!), and click on any city to see a list of more great neighborhoods there.

 

City Neighborhood Population Good for Families Grade Cost of Living Grade Nightlife Median Home Value Median Rent
City Atlanta
Neighborhood Sherwood Forest
Population 1,111
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $522,300
Median Rent $1,426
City Austin
Neighborhood Rosedale
Population 7,344
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $462,165
Median Rent $1,405
City Baltimore
Neighborhood Blythewood
Population 3,744
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A
Median Home Value $910,700
Median Rent N/A
City Boston
Neighborhood West End
Population 4,872
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $465,125
Median Rent $2,228
City Chicago
Neighborhood Printers Row
Population 8,421
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $265,780
Median Rent $1,932
City Cincinnati
Neighborhood Hyde Park
Population 14,591
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $351,450
Median Rent $850
City Cleveland
Neighborhood Tremont
Population 8,377
Good for Families Grade B
Cost of Living Grade B+
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $128,815
Median Rent $720
City Dallas
Neighborhood Preston Highlands
Population 4,389
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A
Median Home Value $318,814
Median Rent $1,444
City Denver
Neighborhood South Park Hill
Population 9,284
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $494,716
Median Rent $993
City Detroit
Neighborhood Brush Park
Population 1,055
Good for Families Grade B+
Cost of Living Grade B+
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $142,500
Median Rent $550
City Houston
Neighborhood Memorial
Population 53,227
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A
Median Home Value $505,738
Median Rent $1,605
Neighborhood Glendale
Population 4,864
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B+
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $208,429
Median Rent $682
Neighborhood Shoal Creek Valley
Population 43,126
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade B+
Nightlife B-
Median Home Value $227,283
Median Rent $1,057
Neighborhood Westwood
Population 53,899
Good for Families Grade A-
Cost of Living Grade D
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $1,120,017
Median Rent $2,052
City Louisville
Neighborhood Cherokee Seneca
Population 2,211
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $362,201
Median Rent $857
City Miami
Neighborhood Brickell
Population 29,285
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $426,864
Median Rent $1,909
City Milwaukee
Neighborhood Juneau Town
Population 9,126
Good for Families Grade A-
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $233,990
Median Rent $1,236
Neighborhood Linden Hills
Population 7,942
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $434,211
Median Rent $1,188
Neighborhood Lake Terrace & Oaks
Population 2,098
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B+
Nightlife B+
Median Home Value $378,050
Median Rent $545
Neighborhood Hell's Kitchen
Population 58,591
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $1,023,677
Median Rent $2,081
City Orlando
Neighborhood Orwin Manor
Population 2,632
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $340,853
Median Rent $1,100
Neighborhood Graduate Hospital
Population 13,203
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $392,712
Median Rent $1,152
City Phoenix
Neighborhood Ahwatukee Foothills
Population 81,274
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife B-
Median Home Value $312,550
Median Rent $1,436
City Pittsburgh
Neighborhood Squirrel Hill North
Population 14,314
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife A-
Median Home Value $427,551
Median Rent $1,345
City Portland
Neighborhood Arlington Heights
Population 3,009
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $615,561
Median Rent $1,071
City Providence
Neighborhood Blackstone
Population 13,962
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife A
Median Home Value $397,503
Median Rent $1,301
City Sacramento
Neighborhood East Sacramento
Population 22,602
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $460,492
Median Rent $1,275
Neighborhood Greater Avenues
Population 19,751
Good for Families Grade A
Cost of Living Grade C+
Nightlife A
Median Home Value $420,148
Median Rent $929
City San Diego
Neighborhood Torrey Hills
Population 15,549
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C-
Nightlife A-
Median Home Value $987,331
Median Rent $2,333
Population 3,828
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $2,000,001
Median Rent $3,001
City Seattle
Neighborhood Westlake
Population 3,977
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $366,405
Median Rent $1,632
City St. Louis
Neighborhood Hi-Pointe
Population 2,199
Good for Families Grade A-
Cost of Living Grade A-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $119,000
Median Rent $884
City Tampa
Neighborhood Harbour Island
Population 4,012
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade B-
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $325,643
Median Rent $1,904
Neighborhood Foxhall Village
Population 4,824
Good for Families Grade A+
Cost of Living Grade C
Nightlife A+
Median Home Value $977,459
Median Rent $2,424
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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche.

The Best Neighborhood in Every City in the U.S.