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Best Places To Live In Ballard, CA

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  • Ballard, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 362
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Goleta, CA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 30,671
  • If you have ever wanted to live by the ocean, by the mountains, far from the city yet close to the city, in a small town but not too small of a town, in warm weather yet close to snowboarding, then…[read more]
76
  • Solvang, CA
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 5,552
75
  • Buellton, CA
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 5,021
75
  • Los Olivos, CA
  • City: 2.2mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 871
73
  • Santa Ynez, CA
  • City: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 4,468
65
  • Vandenberg Village, CA
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.3km away
  • Population: 7,146
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  • Orcutt, CA
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.8km 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]
56
  • Garey, CA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 212
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  • Isla Vista, CA
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 27,179
  • Living in Isla Vista, La can be challenging, but has some advantages worth getting used to. First off, the weather in the city is amazing. I love the fact that winter weathers fail to reach anything…[read more]
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  • Mission Hills, CA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 3,616
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  • Los Alamos, CA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 1,351
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  • Sisquoc, CA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 264

Listed above are the best places to live in Ballard, CA for 2020. 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 - Ballard, CA, followed by the best places to live near Ballard, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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