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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…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Monte Sereno, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 3,514
87
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km 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]
81
  • Cambrian Park, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 3,259
77
  • Almaden Valley, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 41,132
77
  • Morgan Hill, CA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 31.9km 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]
75
  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km 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
  • Rio del Mar, CA
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.5km away
  • Population: 9,731
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  • Felton, CA
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 3,582
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  • Seacliff, CA
  • City: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • Population: 3,364
73
  • Aptos, CA
  • City: 3.5mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 5,842
72
  • Pleasure Point, CA
  • City: 1.4mi / 2.3km away
  • Population: 6,155
72
  • Pasatiempo, CA
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.1km away
  • Population: 1,288
72
  • Moss Landing, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 118
70
  • Pajaro Dunes, CA
  • City: 4.2mi / 6.8km away
  • Population: 211
70
  • Soquel, CA
  • City: 1.5mi / 2.5km 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
  • Brookdale, CA
  • City: 12.4mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 2,446
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  • Lexington Hills, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 2,617
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  • La Selva Beach, CA
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 2,633
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  • Live Oak, CA
  • City: 1.6mi / 2.6km 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]
67
  • Paradise Park, CA
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 530
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  • Blossom Valley, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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]
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  • Santa Teresa, San Jose, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 55,095
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  • Boulder Creek, CA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 4,442
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  • Aromas, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
65
  • Ben Lomond, CA
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.4km away
  • Population: 6,573
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  • San Martin, CA
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 7,245
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  • Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 2,288
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  • Boronda, CA
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • Population: 1,381
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  • Day Valley, CA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 3,739

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

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