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Best Places To Live In Brentwood, CA

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  • Brentwood, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 56,923
  • I've lived in the City of Brentwood, California for 3 years, after I relocated from San Francisco. Transportation is excellent, and the city is easy to navigate. There is a great bypass, which greatly…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,190
83
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,366
  • And a San Ramon native I for one can vouch for the fact that it is single-handedly one of the most beautiful places in the Bay. With a very mild climate and beautiful atmosphere, San Ramon is also a…[read more]
83
  • Danville, CA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
82
  • Pleasanton, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77,046
  • I used to live here for few years. At first I thought it was quiet and peaceful. The city was clean and I had all shopping centers nearby. But the whole place's attitude changed once the recession set in…[read more]
82
  • Dublin, CA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54,523
  • I have lived near Dublin, California in the East Bay Area for several years and it is an absolutely lovely place to live, if you have the money of course. Dublin is a very expensive part of the East Bay…[read more]
81
  • North Gate, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 465
81
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
80
  • Saranap, CA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,211
80
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,123
79
  • Alamo, CA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • 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]
78
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
78
  • San Miguel, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,214
77
  • Blackhawk, CA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,468
77
  • Brookside, Stockton, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,491
76
  • Camino Tassajara, CA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,456
76
  • Castle Hill, CA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
75
  • Clayton, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
75
  • Pacheco, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,059
74
  • Norris Canyon, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,046
74
  • Livermore, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 86,493
  • Livermore. Police And the Fire. Dept Are very quick to Respond. ..... Livermore has a lot of different events for different age groups. Livermore has many wineries to visit some with Restaurants and…[read more]
73
  • Castro Valley, CA
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 62,825
  • The only reason why I know about Castro Valley, CA is because I am from the San Francisco, East Bay. Castro Valley is like most smaller towns in the area, it's nice and kind of quiet. It's a great place…[read more]
72
  • Clyde, CA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 793
72
  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
72
  • Hayward Highland, Hayward, CA
  • 26.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,445
72
  • Diablo, CA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 807
69
  • Tracy, CA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 86,382
  • I've never lived in Tracy, but I do travel a lot through it and have gotten a sense of the goods and bads of the area. What I personally find very convenient about Tracy is that its location is quite…[read more]
69
  • Discovery Bay, CA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,765
  • Discovery Bay, California is a place that I am so glad I get to call home. Living in Discovery Bay, California provides my family and I with all that we need including great schools. My children go to…[read more]
66
  • Mission-Foothill, Hayward, CA
  • 27 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,469
65
  • Bethel Island, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,199
65
  • Concord, CA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 126,938
  • I was born in the area and have lived here most of my life... 30-40 years ago, Concord was a fairly unremarkable but decent place to live... But even 40 years ago, and even now, if one wants to, say...…[read more]
65
  • Oakley, CA
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,968
  • When I first drove through Oakley, I thought it was just another sleepy, historical town that got a bit too much traffic from being in the right place. Main Street's traffic juxtaposed against the…[read more]
63
  • Hayward, CA
  • 27.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 154,507
  • "Home prices in the Bay Area are so expensive," said a friend of mine recently. "I just can't afford to live here any more." Hmmm. Have you tried looking for homes in Hayward? This city doesn't have the…[read more]
62
  • Upper B Street, Hayward, CA
  • 26 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,075
61
  • Rio Vista, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,055
60
  • San Miguel CDP (San Luis Obispo County), CA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,696
60
  • Antioch, CA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 108,675
  • Antioch is a nice, diverse, quiet, family oriented community. I have been here for 20 years, so I have seen many changes here. My kids played in the community water park, attended karate and went to the…[read more]
60
  • Fairview, CA
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,789
  • What I really like about Fairview is the fact that it sits just to the East of the major metropolitan areas of San Francisco, which makes it an interesting town given it's location relative to the…[read more]
60
  • Jackson Triangle, Hayward, CA
  • 27.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,812
59
  • Byron, CA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,429
58
  • Knightsen, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,606
58
  • Mountain House, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,009
  • Living in Mountain House California was an adventure and a change from what I was used to. The town itself is somewhat quiet. The people in the community are distant but nice overall. Living in…[read more]
57
  • Pittsburg, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,998
  • A true hidden gem. I love how ambitious the city is. The leaders are young and motivated and seize opportunities (ex. Ice skating rink) when they present themselves. Pittsburg gets a lot of bad press,…[read more]
56
  • Lincoln Village West, Stockton, CA
  • 19.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,446
53
  • Terminous, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 378
49
  • Bay Point, CA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,131
  • On the outside, living in Bay Point seemed like a great choice. It was once we moved into the city that we realized it wasn't the best option for us. I've been living in Bay Point for around a year now,…[read more]
45
  • Isleton, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 787

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

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