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Best Places To Live In Daly City, CA

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  • Daly City, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 105,543
  • Whenever visiting San Francisco, I couldn't resist the temptation to shop at Colma, which is the shopping hub of Daly City. The city of Dala City is located on the northern outskirts of San Francisco and…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 25,381
  • Lafayette is an incredible small city across the bay from San Francisco. It is tucked in between many small parks that are very fun to spend time in, no matter what time of year it is. The Lafayette…[read more]
86
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper…[read more]
86
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 11,312
  • I’ve lived in Hillsborough for 10 years. The cost of living is extremely expensive in Hillsbourough, but the low crime rates and safe neighborhoods make it well worth it in my mind. The weather is…[read more]
86
  • San Anselmo, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 12,623
  • San Anselmo, California is a industrial urban town of more than 12,000 residents. The cost of living is expensive, however the quality of homes are worth the pay. The job market here is blooming, jobs…[read more]
86
  • Ross, CA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 2,381
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 5,996
85
  • Larkspur, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 12,268
  • Larkspur, California is the best place to call home in the entire state! We have a great community full of friendly people. There are several different things to do here, the weather is spectacular, and…[read more]
85
  • San Carlos, CA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 29,596
  • San Carlos is a small town - but it’s a nice one. There isn’t much going on when it comes to nightlife, which is why you’d need to head into San Francisco if you wanted anything to do with that (and…[read more]
85
  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 10,605
  • Imagine finding a town with all the beauty that California has to offer, great people who are more than just neighbors and friend, a solid economy with an active job force, great schools to educate your…[read more]
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
84
  • Kensington, CA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 5,602
84
  • Foster City, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 32,967
  • Foster City is a good city. It has good parks, it is very safe and it's very diverse. But there are problems with it. There really is nothing to do here in Foster City. It's just a bunch of parks and…[read more]
84
  • Fairfax, CA
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 7,598
84
  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 9,170
83
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.1mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 1,863
83
  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 1,473
83
  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 2,017
83
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.5mi / 41.0km away
  • Population: 1,477
82
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 9,694
82
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.4km away
  • Population: 66,649
  • I have visited Palo Alto twice for business in recent years. I have found it to be a fun trip each time. It has many things to offer for entertainment and fun. One of my favorite places to go to is…[read more]
82
  • Burlingame, CA
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 30,118
  • I've found my forever city in Burlingame, CA! I'm coming up on my 4th year living in Burlingame, and I couldn't be happier. We get great weather all year round, and are close to everything we could…[read more]
82
  • Millbrae, CA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.6km away
  • Population: 22,522
  • The title says it all,predominantly an Asian community which explains the low crime rate and staggering property values pricing out the majority and the air port 8 minutes…[read more]
82
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 7,067
82
  • Moss Beach, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 3,706
81
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.0mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 2,280
81
  • Belmont, CA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 26,918
  • I live in Belmont, CA and I really enjoy this progressive city. Home to Oracle, many residents of Belmont work there. Belmont has great parks and one of the few surviving buildings of from the…[read more]
81
  • Strawberry, CA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 5,689
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  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.4mi / 40.9km away
  • Population: 3,564
81
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • Stanford, CA
  • City: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 14,926
  • I've been living in Stanford for the last 6 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere but the upper class, upper-scale amenities and highly educated neighbors and friends I've developed over my…[read more]
80
  • Kentfield, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 6,907
80
  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 7,538
80
  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 116
80
  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.2mi / 42.1km away
  • Population: 10,437
80
  • Orinda, CA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 18,936
  • I guess if you are 55+ years old, this quiet little town is fine for you. I would not recommend it to younger folks. After 8 PM the whole town seems to fall asleep. Even nearby Moraga has more going…[read more]
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  • Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 23.1mi / 37.2km away
  • Population: 33,319
  • I lived in Menlo Park for approximately one year. While living in Menlo Park, two things always come to mind when I look back at my experience living there: peace and tranquility. When you walk or drive…[read more]
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  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 3,830
  • The area has two great schools (Las Lomitas Elementary and La Entrada Middle School are actually a separate school district from the rest of Menlo Park) so in that respect it is family friendly. People…[read more]
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 1,954
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  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.8mi / 43.1km away
  • Population: 2,403
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  • Moraga, CA
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 16,977
  • I have lived in Moraga, CA for a couple of years now and it is a wonderful place to create a life for yourself. The city has access to all of the fun of the San Francisco bay area without the hustle and…[read more]
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  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.6mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 907
78
  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • City: 25.8mi / 41.4km away
  • Population: 3,595
78
  • Albany, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 19,420
  • Living near San Francisco can have its perks, you know. A small town like Albany gives you so much flexibility when it comes to where you want to work, send your kids to school, and where you like to…[read more]
78
  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 36,055
78
  • Woodside, CA
  • City: 22.3mi / 35.9km away
  • Population: 5,496
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 3,273
78
  • Atherton, CA
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 7,127
77
  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 1,751
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  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 3,831
77
  • Pacifica, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.5km away
  • Population: 38,844
  • I love living in Pacifica. It's a small city just south of San Francisco so there is always a ton of things I can do. The downside is that the cost of living is pretty high, but it's totally worth it.…[read more]

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

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