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Best Places To Live In Boulder Creek, CA

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  • Boulder Creek, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,442
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Los Altos, CA
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 30,238
  • I grew up in Los Altos and spent a lot of my time walking around the town and finding out the "secrets" of the town. Los Altos is a sleepy old town with lots of history, but it is sleepy for sure: there…[read more]
87
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 8,376
87
  • Saratoga, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 30,830
  • I grew up in Saratoga. Unlike many of the people I grew up with, I stayed. There is definitely a bit of a sleepy small town feeling here, but I personally find it enchanting. I delight in seeing the main…[read more]
87
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 30,491
  • My husband and I moved here with our two sons in 2000. We came from West San Jose. Our WSJ home had Cupertino schools, but ZERO charm. So the schools were a HUGE draw for us. We love the friendly "small…[read more]
85
  • Cupertino, CA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 60,297
  • My husband and I lived in Cupertino for five years while my husband had a job in the area. Since then, we have moved to another part of the country and miss some of the features Cupertino has to offer.…[read more]
83
  • Monte Sereno, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 3,514
82
  • Mountain View, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 78,827
  • Living in Mountain View is absolutely incredible thanks to its central location in California as well as being home to America's bright technological future. As a software engineer, I am passionate about…[read more]
81
  • Cambrian Park, CA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 3,259
79
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 2,410
79
  • West San Jose, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 99,862
  • I currently reside in San Jose, California. I have been here for about 2 years. There are many great things about this area. One is of course the shopping. There are plenty of places to find whatever you…[read more]
79
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 149,596
  • We can easily earn some knowledge about this city through google by watching Wikipedia and can communicate smoothly by Yahoo Mail. Thanks to Yahoo…[read more]
78
  • Woodside, CA
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 5,496
77
  • Campbell, CA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 40,788
  • California is known for being a techy area, with lots of cool products coming from the state. Mostly this is from Silicon valley and large cities, but the starting place of Ebay is actually in Campbell,…[read more]
77
  • Almaden Valley, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 41,132
77
  • Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 71,889
  • I have lived in the Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA neighborhood for less than a year. However, I have seen enough to know that it is one of the best neighborhoods where I have lived. It ranks in the top…[read more]
76
  • East Foothills, CA
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.1km away
  • Population: 6,347
75
  • Loyola, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 3,425
75
  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 11,824
  • Scotts valley is to much of an expensive place to live. Not to mention the lack of full time jobs around. Probably 75% of people I know work over in San Jose and have to drive 40 minuets there and back…[read more]
74
  • Esther Clark Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 144
74
  • Barron Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 4,098
74
  • Rio del Mar, CA
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 9,731
74
  • Santa Clara, CA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 122,725
  • Although I had visited Silicon Valley on numervous occassion, I never had the chance to stop at Santa Clara. Last year, during a road trip, I finally got a chance on my way to San Jose. The city of Santa…[read more]
73
  • Felton, CA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 3,582
73
  • Ladera, CA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 1,514
73
  • Aptos, CA
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 5,842
73
  • Seacliff, CA
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 3,364
73
  • Capitola, CA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 10,109
  • I have made my home in Capitola for awhile now, and I couldn't imagine a better place to live. Capitola is a port city near Santa Cruz and has a busy boating community. It also has an artistic collection…[read more]
73
  • Berryessa, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 34,515
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  • Green Acres, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 1,487
72
  • Pleasure Point, CA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 6,155
72
  • Pasatiempo, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 1,288
72
  • Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 953
71
  • Portola Valley, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 4,550
  • Portola Valley Ranch is a beautiful neighborhood filled with awesome people, animals, and amenities, however, there is a culture of bullying that needs to be addressed. My Mom has been brought to tears…[read more]
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  • La Honda, CA
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 518
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  • Pajaro Dunes, CA
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 211
70
  • Soquel, CA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 10,912
  • As a resident living in Soquel, California for the last five years, I can give this place my seal of approval. It isn't a flashy, high-profile place and that's just the way we all liked it. The people…[read more]
69
  • Willow Glen, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 74,025
  • I am a lifetime Santa Clara County resident being born in Santa Clara and a resident of Willow Glen a tree-lined neighborhood in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California. This neighborhood has diverse…[read more]
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  • Brookdale, CA
  • City: 2.2mi / 3.5km away
  • Population: 2,446
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  • Lexington Hills, CA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.6km away
  • Population: 2,617
68
  • Fruitdale, CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 868
67
  • Blossom Valley, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 70,687
  • My family and I have lived in the San Jose, California neighborhood known as "Blossom Valley" for the past nine years. This quaint neighborhood is situated in southern San Jose, California east of the…[read more]
67
  • La Selva Beach, CA
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 2,633
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  • Paradise Park, CA
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 530
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  • San Jose, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 1,009,363
  • I was born and raised in San Jose and have lived all over the South Bay in my 31 years. Like any town, it has its good and bad areas. The Good: It's such a large city that has no shortage of things to…[read more]
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  • Santa Teresa, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 55,095
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  • Ventura, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 2,542
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  • Live Oak, CA
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 17,749
  • Living in Live Oak, CA is similar to living in a commercial for one of those outdoor enthusiast store's television commercials. If you enjoy hunting or winter activities you have the Sutter Buttes within…[read more]
66
  • North San Jose, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 25,144
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  • Ben Lomond, CA
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.1km away
  • Population: 6,573
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  • Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 2,288

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

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