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Best Places To Live In Arroyo Grande, CA

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  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 17,842
  • Arroyo Grande is a moderately quit beach town with amazing food/restaurants, a cute little village where the roosters blend into the city life. There are plenty of parks and so much to do but the town is…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Avila Beach, CA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.7km away
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Morro Bay, CA
  • City: 23.2mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 10,519
  • Living in Morro Bay, CA was one of the greatest experiences I ever had. I was able to see a lot and do a lot. I stayed here for a very short time, however due to the beautiful coastal scenery, I was able…[read more]
71
  • Pismo Beach, CA
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 7,984
67
  • Los Berros, CA
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 718
67
  • Los Ranchos, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 1,630
67
  • Grover Beach, CA
  • City: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • Population: 13,484
  • Lived there many years ago when it was called Grover City, small town atmosphere, not much to do there, we would go to Arroyo Grande for shopping. My Dad worked at the San Luis Obispo prison as a guard…[read more]
66
  • Los Osos, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 15,603
  • I truly loved living here in Los Osos, CA. This city is considered within the Bay Area, CA what I am use to, which is the city life. I am from the heart of the Bay Area, CA, so I know quality when I see…[read more]
65
  • Woodlands, CA
  • City: 6.8mi / 11.0km away
  • Population: 1,075
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  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 46,716
  • In my early thirties, my family and I moved to San Luis Obispo, CA. We lived on Foothill Blvd. for just over 5 years. While we loved the city, we felt we were just a little too close to the college. I…[read more]
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  • Callender, CA
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 1,814
62
  • Edna, CA
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 210
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  • Santa Maria, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 103,642
  • Located in the scenic county of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria is a coastal Southern California city with beauty and charm. Year-round Santa Maria city is mild in temperature and sees little rain since it is…[read more]
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  • Oceano, CA
  • City: 2.1mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 8,262
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  • Nipomo, CA
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 16,456
  • Living in Nipomo, CA for a short period of time was really nice. I did not stay long, but I stayed long enough to learn a bit about the city. This city was very small than over the years grew in…[read more]
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  • Orcutt, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 30,109
  • I’ve lived in Orcutt for around two years now and it’s a really nice small town. There’s nothing to worry about when kids are playing in the yard. Neighbors look out for one another and the community is…[read more]
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  • Garey, CA
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 212
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  • Santa Margarita, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 1,346
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  • Blacklake, CA
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 895
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  • Guadalupe, CA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 7,252
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  • Casmalia, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 140
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  • Sisquoc, CA
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.4km away
  • Population: 264

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

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