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Best Places To Live In Chico, CA

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  • Chico, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 89,377
  • It's a sad, sad shame that this once beautiful and safe town has been reduced to such a high-crime, dirty, homeless refuge. Our once clean and safe parks are filled with heroin and meth-addicted…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Cherokee, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 103
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  • Stirling City, CA
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 186
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  • Paradise CDP, CA
  • City: 12.4mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 158
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  • Paradise, CA
  • City: 12.4mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 26,396
  • The town manager narrowed the Skyway before the fire and this was against the advice of the Butte County Grand Jury. The Chamber, Town, and Rotary are controlled by self serving morons who ran the town…[read more]
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  • Nord, CA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.2km away
  • Population: 247
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  • Kelly Ridge, CA
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.8km away
  • Population: 2,751
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  • Willows, CA
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.0km away
  • Population: 6,080
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  • Corning, CA
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.9km away
  • Population: 7,548
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  • Durham, CA
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 5,660
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  • Richfield, CA
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • Population: 225
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  • Oroville, CA
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 18,884
  • Some nice places to visit like Riverbend,Table-Mountain,and Oroville huge Dam. The crime is bad alot of murders almost 10, oroville just arrested Fbi most wanted…[read more]
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  • Forest Ranch, CA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km away
  • Population: 676
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  • Richvale, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.1km away
  • Population: 118
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  • Hamilton City, CA
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 2,135
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  • Cohasset, CA
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 922
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  • Magalia, CA
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 11,862
  • Magalia is a nice little town in Northern California. After living there for a few years, I can't say I would love to spend my whole life there, but it's not a terrible place to be. First off, Magalia…[read more]
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  • Yankee Hill, CA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 317
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  • Butte Valley, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 650
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  • South Oroville, CA
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.5km away
  • Population: 3,481
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  • Orland, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 7,504
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  • Oroville East, CA
  • City: 24.9mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 7,218
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  • Thermalito, CA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 7,056
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  • Vina, CA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 179
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  • Artois, CA
  • City: 19.9mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 322
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  • Concow, CA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 679

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

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