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Best Places To Live In Anaheim, CA

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  • Anaheim, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 346,776
  • Anaheim is a diverse community of individuals where everyone is welcome. There is many attractions such as Disneyland, Angels Baseball, Honda Center and the Anaheim Convention Center. Living in Anaheim…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Great Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 185
85
  • San Marino, CA
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.8km away
  • Population: 13,324
  • Living in San Marino, CA was very fast paced and a little stressful. I say stressful and past paced because of the cost of living. Living here was very expensive. The cost of living only continues to…[read more]
84
  • Laguna Woods, CA
  • City: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 16,347
  • I absolutely loved living here with my Grandparents. It's a warm suburban area that I will always remember as my home. I enjoyed the nightlife, the excellent destinations and the diverse assortment of…[read more]
83
  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • City: 25.2mi / 40.6km away
  • Population: 27,121
  • Ladera Ranch is the kind of place that you see on television shows and movies. It’s a small suburb of Los Angeles that tends to cater to families. While there are plenty of single people who live here,…[read more]
83
  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.9km away
  • Population: 49,038
  • RSM gives us the small town feel of running into someone you know everyday at the grocery store, gas station or restaurant, while having 10 minute access to big city Irvive amenities. We are 1/2 hour…[read more]
82
  • South Pasadena, CA
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 25,936
  • Living in South Pasadena is a ton of fun as a young adult! There’s a ton of things to do, great shopping, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends every day. There’s about 25,000 of us so you…[read more]
82
  • City College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.3mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 10,097
81
  • Cypress, CA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 48,978
  • After I got out of the service I moved with my wife and kiddos to Cypress, California. It wasn't my first choice but I had a good job offer there and wanted to move closer to my in-laws who lived in…[read more]
81
  • Woodbridge, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 25,315
81
  • Turtle Rock, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 10,223
81
  • Irvine, CA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 246,992
  • If you like well tended homes that exude Pride Of Ownership, quality dining choices, top quality malls and attractions, great award-winning schools, University of California Irvine's gorgeous campus,…[read more]
81
  • Northwood, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 24,509
81
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 86,813
  • This place has tight streets and overcrowded with rude people who will make fun of you for no reason at Fashion Island. The WiFi there will steal your data. There is an Asian boy who is tall in a light…[read more]
81
  • Alamitos Heights, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 2,873
  • The Alamitos Heights Neighborhood of Long Beach is a great place to live. The streets are lined with mature Magnolia Trees. The homes are mix of may style , from original Ranch to new Contemporary. …[read more]
80
  • Rossmoor, CA
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 10,933
  • Living in Rossmoor, CA was one of my greatest experiences. Even though I was only here for a short period of time, I was able to do a lot. This city is near the beaches, so there was plenty of tourist…[read more]
80
  • North Tustin, CA
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.6km away
  • Population: 26,208
  • North Tustin has become very expensive to live especially the rising taxes. We have a lot to offer, but most businesses in the area raise their prices because we are considered an upscale suburb. I work…[read more]
80
  • The Plaza, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 21,865
80
  • Aliso Viejo, CA
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.2km away
  • Population: 50,219
  • I have lived in Aliso Viejo for six months and have found it to be a quiet and relaxing town. I relocated from a nearby city after selling my house. Aliso Viejo is nestled in South Orange County,…[read more]
79
  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 96,178
  • We moved here in 2014, wish we had made the decision much sooner! It is funny that people here are hush hush about the city to avoid being over crowded with new comers. No idea why the amenities is rated…[read more]
79
  • Walnut, CA
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 30,026
  • I've lived in Walnut, CA for about 2 years now, and I couldn't be happier with my decision to move here. It is quiet, safe, and you are close to all kinds of fun things to do! The Annual Walnut Family…[read more]
79
  • Villa Park, CA
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 5,922
79
  • Yorba Linda, CA
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 67,362
  • This was one of the best exercises I’ve ever had. I’ve played sports and exercised a lot in my life, I even did kick boxing. That place doesn’t compare. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I wasn’t…[read more]
79
  • Chino Hills, CA
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 77,266
  • When I first visited Chino Hills I couldn't help but think of how beautiful it was. With rolling green hills, snow covered mountains in the background and a modern urban center Chino Hills has become one…[read more]
78
  • Park Estates, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 2,646
78
  • Northwood Point, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 4,857
78
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 11,661
  • The city of Los Alamitos is a medium sized suburb of Los Angeles. This is a great neighborhood for all types of families, including ones with kids that are going to school. The city's school districts…[read more]
78
  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 31,127
  • Get ready to soak up some sunshine while living in Laguna Hills, CA. Living so close to the beach might not be for everyone, but it is fantastic if you love the ocean. Besides the ocean, you are in a…[read more]
78
  • La Palma, CA
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 15,834
  • Living in La Palma, California provides me with the convenience of being close to Los Angeles, while giving me a good place to raise my family. This community is small and everyone seems to know…[read more]
77
  • Oak Creek, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 11,939
77
  • City Of Signal Hill, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 10,207
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  • Seal Beach, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 24,510
  • Seal Beach is full of fun and engaging activities, as well as relaxing attractions that can make a day in the city one to remember. Seal Beach food tours are a wonderful way to experience the…[read more]
76
  • University Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 8,436
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  • Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 51,966
  • I recently moved to the Anaheim Hills, CA area. I came from a small town back east and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a transfer that brought us here, a company cut back on the coast made…[read more]
76
  • West Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.8mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 23,037
76
  • Walnut Village, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 9,197
76
  • Uc Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 14,912
76
  • Placentia, CA
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 52,168
  • I grew up in Placentia, California. As a child, it was a wonderful place to live. My parents often complained about the traffic, but I didn't care because I went to a great high school close to my house…[read more]
76
  • El Camino Real, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 16,122
76
  • Los Altos, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.1mi / 19.5km away
  • Population: 13,766
75
  • Los Cerritos Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 7,391
75
  • Diamond Bar, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 56,456
  • While growing up and seeing other states and cities in my travels, I have always know that Southern California is one of a kind. From my first visit to my in-laws, I knew that I would one day move to…[read more]
75
  • Temple City, CA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 36,084
  • Temple City is perfect for when you're looking for a small city that's still packed with amenities and opportunities. Temple City is a short drive from Los Angeles. I've been living in Temple City and I…[read more]
75
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km away
  • Population: 56,670
  • While not being nearly as pretentious as some of it's neighbors (looking at you Irvine), Fountain Valley is an agreeable city to live in if you must live in Orange County. But, it's all relative right?…[read more]
75
  • Lake Forest, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 80,658
  • I have lived in Lake Forest, CA and in this city review I will be going over some of Lake Forest's community aspects such as attractions, the community as a whole, the nightlife, different shopping…[read more]
75
  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 198,724
  • I've lived in Huntington Beach, CA (Orange County) for almost 5 years. I like the suburbs because it's a better alternative to living in LA County (Santa Monica). Orange County is extremely beautiful and…[read more]
75
  • Las Flores, CA
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.8km away
  • Population: 5,671
74
  • Brea, CA
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 41,351
  • While visiting several different cities in California. I had a perfect peace about Brea Ca. So here we are. Close proximity to schools, shopping, restaurants, theaters, post office and churches. Easy…[read more]
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  • San Dimas, CA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 34,109
  • I loved my time living in San Dimas, CA. The Southern California location meant great weather year-round. The location of San Dimas also meant I was never far from exciting entertainment venues. Within a…[read more]
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  • Floral Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.4mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 1,619
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  • La Mirada, CA
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 49,130
  • I was born just down the road from La Merida, California. My parents moved several times while I was young but we always stayed in this part of the state. Southern California has so much to offer with…[read more]

Anaheim, CA: More than Disneyland

Anaheim is one of the five largest cities in California. Its population of more than 300,000 makes it Orange County's second largest city.

A move to Anaheim could mean some big changes for you. The city has a variety of places to live, shop and eat. Plenty of attractions are available for residents and visitors. Disneyland, medical facilities and national corporations are the city's largest employers. Students at every grade level will find public and private schools to meet their needs.

Anaheim's cost of living is slightly higher than the average cost of living in California and higher than the average cost of living in the country. However, it is lower than Orange County's average cost of living. The rental prices here are higher than the national average, but lower than they are in other cities in California. Anaheim's rental prices are lower than they are in Los Angeles, San Francisco or San Diego.

You will appreciate Anaheim's weather if you are coming from a city where the snow piles up in the winter. It does not snow in Anaheim, and the city's average winter temperature is in the 70s. Summers have an average temperature in the 80s. The city's coldest month is January with an average temperature of 69. The city's average winter temperature is in the 70s. Summers have an average temperature in the 80s, and the hottest month is July with an average temperature of 85. January and February are Anaheim's rainiest months. The city has more than 280 days of sunshine annually.

Two of Anaheim's landmarks are the Disneyland Resort and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Disneyland Resort includes Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. The parks have rides and shows that will appeal to all ages. They also have a number of places for shopping and dining. Angel Stadium is the home field of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team. If you enjoy shopping, you will be pleased with the city's number of shopping districts. Anaheim has a nature center and an art museum.

You can travel around Anaheim on buses operated by the Orange County Transit Agency or Anaheim Resort Transportation. Trains from Anaheim's Metrolink station will take you to other cities in Southern California.

It can be difficult to find the best places to live in Anaheim. These are our suggestions for the best places to live. Choosing items such as crime, cos to of living, employment options or prices of homes to rent will help you narrow your search and help you find the best places in Anaheim.