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Best Places To Live In Benicia, CA

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  • Benicia, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 27,780
  • What Inlove about Benicia is it’s not as an Francisco or Sacramento. It’s a nice small town with a lot to offer, and right of the back I would recommend for any family of any size. It was great growing…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 12.4mi / 20.0km 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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  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 6,190
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  • Danville, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km 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]
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.4mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 5,996
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  • Saranap, CA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 6,211
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  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km 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]
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  • Kensington, CA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 5,602
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  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 9,170
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  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 1,863
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 1,473
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  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 2,017
82
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 9,694
82
  • Alamo, CA
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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]
81
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 2,280
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  • Strawberry, CA
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 5,689
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  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 4,011
80
  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 116
80
  • Orinda, CA
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 18,936
  • I guess if you are 55+ years old, this quiet little town is fine for you. I would not recommend it to younger folks. After 8 PM the whole town seems to fall asleep. Even nearby Moraga has more going…[read more]
80
  • Port Costa, CA
  • City: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 228
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  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 1,000
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 1,954
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  • Moraga, CA
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 16,977
  • I have lived in Moraga, CA for a couple of years now and it is a wonderful place to create a life for yourself. The city has access to all of the fun of the San Francisco bay area without the hustle and…[read more]
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  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 3,595
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  • Albany, CA
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 19,420
  • Living near San Francisco can have its perks, you know. A small town like Albany gives you so much flexibility when it comes to where you want to work, send your kids to school, and where you like to…[read more]
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  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 1,123
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 3,273
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  • Martinez, CA
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 37,544
  • I've lived in Martinez for over 20 years and Pleasant Hill for 15 years. What I like about living in historical downtown Martinez are the old custom homes, and the proximity to the water and the weather…[read more]
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  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 67,568
  • I've lived close to Walnut Creek, located in the San Francisco East Bay, for most of my life. The city has a Mediterranean climate--moist, cool winters and dry, hot summers. Granted, it is more of a…[read more]
77
  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 1,751
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  • Clayton, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 11,655
  • Clayton is an average sized suburb of San Francisco housing approximately eleven thousand residents. This is an extremely respected neighborhood for many reasons, one of which includes the fact that is a…[read more]
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  • Sausalito, CA
  • City: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 7,115
  • Earlier this year I took a big leap and moved out of my beloved San Francisco to Sausalito. I had always like visiting Sausalito on the weekends but the idea of living in a small town (village) was a bit…[read more]
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  • Lincoln Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 2,445
  • It gets more comfortable and safer as you get up the hill in Dimond and into Lincoln Highlands, and you even start to see great views of the city the further up you get. Although it is a bit secluded,…[read more]
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  • Diablo, CA
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 807
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  • San Miguel, CA
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 3,214
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  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • Population: 19,716
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  • Camino Tassajara, CA
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 3,456
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  • Blackhawk, CA
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 9,468
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  • Woodminster, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,530
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  • North Gate, CA
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 465
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  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 34,395
  • I love Pleasant Hill! On my off days, I'm usually enjoying a cool drink or checking out the news while catching a relaxing breeze in Gregory Gardens, Grayson Woods, Poests Corner, and El Dorado Park.,…[read more]
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  • Oakmore, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 4,022
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  • Hercules, CA
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 25,011
  • I live in Hercules, CA and I look forward to each day here. Hercules was named after the Hercules Powder Company, which used to own the land as part of their factory. We are a bedroom community, situated…[read more]
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  • Presidio Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.6mi / 41.1km away
  • Population: 8,734
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  • Castle Hill, CA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Marina, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.1mi / 38.8km away
  • Population: 22,358
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  • Piedmont Pines, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 2,892
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  • Piedmont, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 10,992
73
  • Green Valley, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 1,224
  • I have lived in SF and Marin County. I would have moved to Green Valley sooner if I had known of it. The gated communities have expensive large houses but, these are available for much less than in…[read more]
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  • Claremont, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.9mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 1,097
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  • Inner Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.1mi / 42.1km away
  • Population: 38,842

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

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