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Best Places To Live In Berkeley, CA

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  • Berkeley, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 115,688
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Orinda, CA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,390
83
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,178
83
  • Ross, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,227
82
  • Kentfield, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,667
81
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,478
81
  • Tiburon, CA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,100
81
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73,826
81
  • Kensington, CA
  • 3.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,351
81
  • Lafayette, CA
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,685
81
  • Danville, CA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 42,891
80
  • Belvedere, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,036
80
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,226
80
  • Moraga, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,549
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  • Alamo, CA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,639
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  • Piedmont, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,957
79
  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,331
79
  • Fairfax, CA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,546
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  • Millbrae, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,177
79
  • Strawberry, CA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,684
78
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,031
78
  • San Anselmo, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,527
78
  • Dublin, CA
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,694
78
  • Burlingame, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,618
78
  • Inner Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 11.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 26,496
77
  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,799
77
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • 5.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,131
77
  • Benicia, CA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,450
77
  • Saranap, CA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,591
77
  • Marina, San Francisco, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,882
76
  • Lakes And Birds, Fremont, CA
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,784
76
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • 5.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,917
76
  • Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,168
76
  • East Richmond Heights, CA
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,501
76
  • Seacliff, San Francisco, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,430
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  • Niles, Fremont, CA
  • 26 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,362
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  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • 6.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,898
76
  • Presidio Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 10.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,283
76
  • Montclair Business, Oakland, CA
  • 5.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 231
75
  • Fairview Park, Oakland, CA
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,005
75
  • Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CA
  • 10.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,451
75
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,962
75
  • Hercules, CA
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,596
75
  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 910
74
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,923
74
  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,584
74
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,139
74
  • Inner Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • 10.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 37,078
74
  • Piedmont Pines, Oakland, CA
  • 6.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,879
74
  • West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,405
73
  • Larkspur, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,131

Listed above are the best places to live in Berkeley, CA 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 - Berkeley, CA, followed by the best places to live near Berkeley, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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