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Best Places To Live In La Quinta, CA

  • La Quinta, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 39,801
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Desert Palms, CA
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,940
  • Desert Edge, CA
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,848
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,045
  • Palm Desert is undoubtedly the vibrant, living desert in California. I lived here for ten years before I moved to Los Angeles permanently. If you like hot and arid weather, then you are going to love it
  • Indian Wells, CA
  • 2.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,194
  • Bermuda Dunes, CA
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,339
  • Cathedral City, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,268
  • Cathedral City, CA is the city in the middle of it all of Palm Springs, CA; Rancho Mirage, CA; and Palm Desert, CA. You can sit in your yard and watch the sunset over the majestic San Jacinto Mountains.
  • Rancho Mirage, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,876
  • Sky Valley, CA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,574
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,714
  • I lived in Palm Spring twice, both times for less than a year. The weather is much hotter than Area Vibes says it is and feels hotter than the Arizona desert to me and is very windy. Palm Springs has
  • Desert Shores, CA
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,173
  • Indio, CA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,401
  • You'll love visiting Indio, California, nicknamed "The City of Festivals." Located in Riverside County, it's only 26 miles east of Palm Springs, 70 miles east of Riverside and 125 miles east of Los
  • Vista Santa Rosa, CA
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,775
  • Thermal, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,396
  • Thousand Palms, CA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,875
  • Salton Sea Beach, CA
  • 26.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 501
  • Garnet, CA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,297
  • Indio Hills, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,119
  • Mecca, CA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,863
  • Coachella, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,826
  • Whitewater, CA
  • 26.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821
  • Oasis, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,374

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

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