has ranked Annapolis One of the Best State Capitals to Live in for 2015. Maryland's capital city ranks 9 out of 51 in's second annual study of the best state capitals to live in. The entry sites the U.S. Naval Academy, Chesapeake Bay and Annapolis's political history. According to, Annapolis has the second highest median household income of any state capital at $72,462. considered crime rate, unemployment, amenities and cost of living to determine the rankings. (October 2015)