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Best Places To Live In Santa Rosa, CA

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  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 170,782
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score74
  • St. Helena, CA
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,895
74
  • Deer Park, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,072
74
  • Sebastopol, CA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,535
72
  • Calistoga, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,244
72
  • Occidental, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,155
71
  • Yountville, CA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,977
71
  • Sereno del Mar, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51
71
  • Temelec, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,505
71
  • Guerneville, CA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,775
70
  • Healdsburg, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,466
70
  • Graton, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,626
70
  • Kenwood, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075
70
  • Petaluma, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,912
70
  • Penngrove, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,928
69
  • Windsor, CA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,113
69
  • Monte Rio, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,031
69
  • El Verano, CA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,338
69
  • Angwin, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,583
69
  • Larkfield-Wikiup, CA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,831
68
  • Eldridge, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,333
67
  • Forestville, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,461
67
  • Sonoma, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,818
66
  • Fulton, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 441
66
  • Cotati, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,347
66
  • Boyes Hot Springs, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,664
65
  • Bloomfield, CA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 373
65
  • Rohnert Park, CA
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,352
65
  • Rutherford, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 219
64
  • Bodega, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 156
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  • Valley Ford, CA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 167
64
  • Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,866
64
  • Salmon Creek, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59
63
  • Glen Ellen, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 614
63
  • Roseland, CA
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,556
62
  • Geyserville, CA
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 879
61
  • Bodega Bay, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 603
60
  • Carmet, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14
60
  • Dillon Beach, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 82
59
  • Tomales, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 155
59
  • Oakville, CA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59

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

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