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Best Places To Live In Morro Bay, CA

  • Morro Bay, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,519
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score76
  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,842
  • Los Ranchos, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,630
  • Cayucos, CA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,987
  • Avila Beach, CA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
  • Templeton, CA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,525
  • Grover Beach, CA
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,484
  • Lived there many years ago when it was called Grover City, small town atmosphere, not much to do there, we would go to Arroyo Grande for shopping. My Dad worked at the San Luis Obispo prison as a guard
  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,716
  • In my early thirties, my family and I moved to San Luis Obispo, CA. We lived on Foothill Blvd. for just over 5 years. While we loved the city, we felt we were just a little too close to the college. I
  • Cambria, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,198
  • Garden Farms, CA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 312
  • Edna, CA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 210
  • Los Osos, CA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,603
  • Pismo Beach, CA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,984
  • Atascadero, CA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,516
  • Creston, CA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 68
  • Santa Margarita, CA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,346
  • El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,178
  • Oceano, CA
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,262
  • Los Berros, CA
  • 27 miles away (City)
  • Population: 718
  • San Simeon, CA
  • 26.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 325

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

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