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Best Places To Live In Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,009
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Montecito, CA
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,444
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  • Summerland, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,575
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  • Mission Canyon, CA
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,531
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  • Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,616
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  • Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,925
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  • Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,536
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  • Goleta, CA
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,333
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  • Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,009
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  • Carpinteria, CA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,323
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  • Toro Canyon, CA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,476
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  • Riviera, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,641
69
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • 0.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 89,669
69
  • Westside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 0.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,185
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  • Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,596
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  • Isla Vista, CA
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,792

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

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