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Best Places To Live In Half Moon Bay, CA

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  • Half Moon Bay, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 12,281
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,067
84
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,410
83
  • University South, Palo Alto, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,639
83
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • 16.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,564
83
  • Downtown North, Palo Alto, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,521
83
  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 811
82
  • Evergreen Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 16.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,786
82
  • North Central, San Mateo, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,262
82
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,649
  • I have visited Palo Alto twice for business in recent years. I have found it to be a fun trip each time. It has many things to offer for entertainment and fun. One of my favorite places to go to is
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  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,403
81
  • Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 953
81
  • Mountain View, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78,827
  • I have lived in the Bay Area for two-thirds of my adult life and lived in Mountain View, CA for two of these. It is one of the nicest parts of Silicon Valley and has very good suburbs to grow up and
81
  • San Carlos, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,596
81
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,477
81
  • Green Acres, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,487
81
  • Atherton, CA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,127
80
  • Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,530
80
  • Los Altos, CA
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,238
  • I grew up in Los Altos and spent a lot of my time walking around the town and finding out the "secrets" of the town. Los Altos is a sleepy old town with lots of history, but it is sleepy for sure: there
80
  • Barron Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,098
79
  • Burlingame, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,118
79
  • Millbrae, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,522
79
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,319
79
  • Lakeshore, San Francisco, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,014
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  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • 19.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,538
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  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,437
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  • Downtown, San Mateo, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,520
78
  • Shoreview, San Mateo, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,502
78
  • Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,227
78
  • Belmont, CA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,918
78
  • Stanford, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,926
77
  • Beresford, San Mateo, CA
  • 8.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,781
77
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,376
77
  • West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • 18.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,375
76
  • Marina Lagoon, San Mateo, CA
  • 10 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,187
76
  • Loyola, CA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,425
76
  • San Mateo Park, San Mateo, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,581
76
  • Parkside, San Francisco, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 27,661
76
  • Emerald Lake Hills, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,716
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  • Hillsdale, San Mateo, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,701
  • Hillsdale has long been a boring town back in 80's and 90's, however, the town has changed so much since 2010 and it's like a totally different neighborhood now. As of 2017, there are still lots of new
75
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,312
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  • Esther Clark Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 144
75
  • Ventura, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,542
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  • San Mateo, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 102,224
  • San Mateo is a lovely city on the San Francisco Peninsula and is part of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a great little city with a small-town feel offering something for all walks of life. It is
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  • Foster City, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,967
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  • Redwood City, CA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 82,595
  • Having lived in the northern California community of Redwood City for thirty years I can tell you that the city is centrally located near the port cities such as San Francisco, Oakland and the military
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  • Baywood Park, San Mateo, CA
  • 6.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,286
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  • Diamond Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,239
75
  • Woodside, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,496
74
  • Outer Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 50,788
74
  • Portola Valley, CA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,550

Listed above are the best places to live in Half Moon Bay, CA for 2018. 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 - Half Moon Bay, CA, followed by the best places to live near Half Moon Bay, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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