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Best Places To Live In Capitola, CA

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  • Capitola, CA
  • Your matching location
  • 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
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Monte Sereno, CA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,514
83
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,491
  • After 46 years in Los Gatos we still love every minute. Shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and all sorts of civic activity make this one of the most enjoyable places to live in northern California.
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  • Almaden Valley, San Jose, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 41,132
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  • Rio del Mar, CA
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,731
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  • Cambrian Park, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,259
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  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,824
  • Watch out for the local police across the street from the RV park! We were pulled over turning out of the Santa Cruz Ranch RV Resort for tinted windows by a cop in training... ruined our weekend. Have
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  • Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA
  • 19.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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
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  • Morgan Hill, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,839
  • I love living in Morgan Hill. Nestled in the Santa Cruz and Diablo Hills in the Santa Clara Valley, Morgan Hill provides an easy commute to the San Jose metropolitan area. San Jose is the big city in the
76
  • Seacliff, CA
  • 2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,364
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  • Live Oak city, CA
  • 1.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,501
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  • Brookdale, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,446
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  • Aptos, CA
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,842
74
  • Soquel, CA
  • 1.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Pajaro Dunes, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 211
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  • Pleasure Point, CA
  • 1.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,155
73
  • Lexington Hills, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,617
73
  • La Selva Beach, CA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,633
73
  • Felton, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,582
73
  • Santa Teresa, San Jose, CA
  • 19.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 55,095
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  • Live Oak, CA
  • 1.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Paradise Park, CA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 530
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  • Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,288
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  • Blossom Valley, San Jose, CA
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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
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  • Pasatiempo, CA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,288
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  • Ben Lomond, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,573
71
  • Day Valley, CA
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,739
70
  • Corralitos, CA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,557
70
  • Mount Hermon, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 993
69
  • Aromas, CA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,508
  • Country-Paradise-with-Ocean-Views. Custom-built-homes on wide-open-spaces, forested w/oak-trees/rolling-hills; Easy-commute-location-to-Silicon Valley-tech-center-jobs. Aromas has
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  • Freedom, CA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,774
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  • Bonny Doon, CA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,117
68
  • Zayante, CA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 941
67
  • Boronda, CA
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,381
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  • Boulder Creek, CA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,442
66
  • San Martin, CA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,245
66
  • Lompico, CA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 902
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  • Amesti, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,205
64
  • Watsonville, CA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,915
  • I have lived in Watsonville, California for several years in the past. Watsonville lies just East of Santa Cruz on the Northern California coast and is typically a lot cheaper than the surrounding
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  • Salinas, CA
  • 26.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 155,889
  • I relocated to Salinas, California after living in Texas. I moved because of my job but have lived here since for about 7 years. I have found that the cost of living, especially for living in California,
63
  • Moss Landing, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 118
63
  • Twin Lakes, CA
  • 2.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,378
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  • Elkhorn, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,091
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  • Interlaken, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,738
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  • Prunedale, CA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,628
  • Country-Paradise-with-Ocean-Views. Custom-built-homes on wide-open-spaces, forested w/oak-trees/rolling-hills; Easy-commute-location-to-Silicon Valley-tech-center-jobs. Prunedale has
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  • Davenport, CA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 310
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  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,310
  • Watch out for the local police! We were pulled over turning out of the Santa Cruz Ranch RV Resort for tinted windows by a cop in training... ruined our weekend. Then my husband was arrested due to a
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  • Las Lomas, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,047
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  • Pajaro, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,524
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  • Castroville, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,978

Listed above are the best places to live in Capitola, CA for 2018. 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 - Capitola, CA, followed by the best places to live near Capitola, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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