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Best Places To Live In San Diego, CA

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  • San Diego, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,341,510
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Columbia, San Diego, CA
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,674
82
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,561
82
  • Marina, San Diego, CA
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,653
82
  • Old Town, San Diego, CA
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,102
82
  • Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,885
81
  • Coronado, CA
  • 2.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,333
80
  • Midtown, San Diego, CA
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,785
79
  • Estlake Greens, Chula Vista, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,407
79
  • Carmel Mountain, San Diego, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,210
79
  • Yosemite Dr, Chula Vista, CA
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 413
79
  • Del Mar, CA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,242
79
  • Fenton St, Chula Vista, CA
  • 12.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,472
79
  • Del Cerro, San Diego, CA
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,683
78
  • Poway, CA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,040
78
  • Roseville, San Diego, CA
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,451
78
  • Sabre Springs, San Diego, CA
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,605
78
  • University City, San Diego, CA
  • 10.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 47,710
78
  • Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
  • 5.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,144
78
  • Eastlake Woods, Chula Vista, CA
  • 13.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,972
78
  • Solana Beach, CA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,146
78
  • Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 38,768
78
  • Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,273
78
  • Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA
  • 12.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,504
78
  • Paseo Ranchoero, Chula Vista, CA
  • 10.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,396
77
  • Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,793
77
  • West University Heights, San Diego, CA
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,247
77
  • South Park, San Diego, CA
  • 2.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,566
77
  • Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA
  • 13.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 39,613
77
  • Moreno Mission, San Diego, CA
  • 4.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,036
77
  • Loma Portal, San Diego, CA
  • 4.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,060
77
  • North Hills, San Diego, CA
  • 2.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 41,687
77
  • Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
  • 7.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,891
76
  • North City, San Diego, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,283
76
  • Wooded Area, San Diego, CA
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,752
76
  • Bonita Long Canyon, Chula Vista, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,757
76
  • Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 7.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,029
76
  • Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA
  • 0.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,154
76
  • Lynwood Hills, Chula Vista, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,184
76
  • San Carlos, San Diego, CA
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,101
76
  • Santee, CA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 55,435
75
  • La Jolla Village, San Diego, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,202
75
  • Granite Hills, CA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,438
75
  • Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,292
75
  • Fairbanks Ranch, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,245
75
  • Park West, San Diego, CA
  • 1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,584
74
  • Mira Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 68,906
74
  • Kensington, San Diego, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,804
74
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 253,031
74
  • Bay Ho, San Diego, CA
  • 8.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,392
73
  • Midtown District, San Diego, CA
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,734

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

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