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Best Places To Live In Alameda, CA

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  • Alameda, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 77,409
  • Alameda is nestled between Coast Guard Island, and the city of Oakland and the bay water. We have 3 bridges and 2 tunnels that link to the city of Oakland, and 1 bridge that links to Bay Farm/Harbor…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 25,381
  • Lafayette is an incredible small city across the bay from San Francisco. It is tucked in between many small parks that are very fun to spend time in, no matter what time of year it is. The Lafayette…[read more]
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  • Mill Valley, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper…[read more]
86
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 11,312
  • I’ve lived in Hillsborough for 10 years. The cost of living is extremely expensive in Hillsbourough, but the low crime rates and safe neighborhoods make it well worth it in my mind. The weather is…[read more]
86
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 6,190
86
  • San Anselmo, CA
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 12,623
  • San Anselmo, California is a industrial urban town of more than 12,000 residents. The cost of living is expensive, however the quality of homes are worth the pay. The job market here is blooming, jobs…[read more]
86
  • Danville, CA
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 43,758
  • I lived in Danville California for the better part of my childhood, and I still travel there to visit my parents and grandparents during holidays. The city is a very calm place, and in my opinion a great…[read more]
86
  • Ross, CA
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 2,381
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  • San Ramon, CA
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 74,366
  • And a San Ramon native I for one can vouch for the fact that it is single-handedly one of the most beautiful places in the Bay. With a very mild climate and beautiful atmosphere, San Ramon is also a…[read more]
86
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 5,996
85
  • Larkspur, CA
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 12,268
  • Larkspur, California is the best place to call home in the entire state! We have a great community full of friendly people. There are several different things to do here, the weather is spectacular, and…[read more]
85
  • San Carlos, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 29,596
  • San Carlos is a small town - but it’s a nice one. There isn’t much going on when it comes to nightlife, which is why you’d need to head into San Francisco if you wanted anything to do with that (and…[read more]
85
  • Saranap, CA
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 6,211
85
  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 5,583
85
  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 10,605
  • Imagine finding a town with all the beauty that California has to offer, great people who are more than just neighbors and friend, a solid economy with an active job force, great schools to educate your…[read more]
85
  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 7,452
84
  • Weibel, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 4,568
84
  • Dublin, CA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 54,523
  • I have lived near Dublin, California in the East Bay Area for several years and it is an absolutely lovely place to live, if you have the money of course. Dublin is a very expensive part of the East Bay…[read more]
84
  • Kensington, CA
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 5,602
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
84
  • Fairfax, CA
  • City: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 7,598
84
  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 9,170
83
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.0mi / 11.2km away
  • Population: 1,863
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 1,473
83
  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 2,017
83
  • Cameron Hills, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.1mi / 37.2km away
  • Population: 4,161
82
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 9,694
82
  • Warm Springs, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.2mi / 42.1km away
  • Population: 10,154
82
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 16,634
82
  • Alamo, CA
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 16,078
  • I've lived all over the beautiful state of California and I can honestly say that Alamo is one of the best areas in the whole state to call home. Living in Alamo (a suburb of San Francisco Bay/East Bay)…[read more]
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  • Mission San Jose, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.8mi / 38.2km away
  • Population: 6,866

Listed above are the best places to live in Alameda, CA for 2021. 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 - Alameda, CA, followed by the best places to live near Alameda, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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