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Best Places To Live In El Monte, CA

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  • El Monte, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 115,665
  • Nestled between two rivers in the Los Angeles area is El Monte, a truly unique city. I have traveled to the city of El Monte several times to eat at a restaurant called Little Malaysia. True to its name,…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • San Marino, CA
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 13,324
  • Living in San Marino, CA was very fast paced and a little stressful. I say stressful and past paced because of the cost of living. Living here was very expensive. The cost of living only continues to…[read more]
84
  • La Cañada Flintridge, CA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 20,477
  • If you have over a million dollars and want a wonderful location, safe neighborhood and great schools, this is the town for you. La Canada is near everything but the beach. You can reach Downtown La, The…[read more]
84
  • Sierra Madre, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 11,067
  • The city of Sierra Madre is one of the best destinations for couples, a family or even for any person willing to get a new experience. The town is based at the foothill of San Gabriel Mountains. For the…[read more]
82
  • Hollywood Riviera, Torrance, CA
  • Neighborhood: 27.0mi / 43.4km away
  • Population: 10,432
82
  • Oakmont, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.9mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 719
82
  • Cypress, CA
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 48,978
  • After I got out of the service I moved with my wife and kiddos to Cypress, California. It wasn't my first choice but I had a good job offer there and wanted to move closer to my in-laws who lived in…[read more]
82
  • Redondo Beach, CA
  • City: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 67,664
  • Redondo Beach is one of the most gorgeous cities in California. I absolutely adored my visit to this great city. The beach was one of the cleanest that I have ever visited. I was stunned by how glamorous…[read more]
82
  • City College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 10,097
82
  • Arcadia, CA
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.5km away
  • Population: 57,755
  • I have lived in Arcadia, California for about 15 years and I can say that it is certainly a magnificent place. It is a perfect place to visit or to live in and excellent for the whole family as well. One…[read more]
82
  • Rossmoyne, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 8,294
81
  • San Pasqual, CA
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.9km away
  • Population: 2,017
81
  • South Pasadena, CA
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 25,936
  • Living in South Pasadena is a ton of fun as a young adult! There’s a ton of things to do, great shopping, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends every day. There’s about 25,000 of us so you…[read more]
80
  • Rossmoor, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 10,933
  • Living in Rossmoor, CA was one of my greatest experiences. Even though I was only here for a short period of time, I was able to do a lot. This city is near the beaches, so there was plenty of tourist…[read more]
80
  • Yorba Linda, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 67,362
  • This was one of the best exercises I’ve ever had. I’ve played sports and exercised a lot in my life, I even did kick boxing. That place doesn’t compare. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I wasn’t…[read more]
80
  • Sparr Heights, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.6mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 1,810
79
  • Ladera Heights, CA
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 7,195
79
  • Walnut, CA
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 30,026
  • I've lived in Walnut, CA for about 2 years now, and I couldn't be happier with my decision to move here. It is quiet, safe, and you are close to all kinds of fun things to do! The Annual Walnut Family…[read more]
79
  • Verdugo Woodlands, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 7,722
79
  • The Plaza, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.7mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 21,865
79
  • Villa Park, CA
  • City: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • Population: 5,922
79
  • Chino Hills, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 77,266
  • When I first visited Chino Hills I couldn't help but think of how beautiful it was. With rolling green hills, snow covered mountains in the background and a modern urban center Chino Hills has become one…[read more]
79
  • Emerald Isle, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.4mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 742
78
  • Brockmont, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 596
78
  • La Palma, CA
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 15,834
  • Living in La Palma, California provides me with the convenience of being close to Los Angeles, while giving me a good place to raise my family. This community is small and everyone seems to know…[read more]
78
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 11,661
  • The city of Los Alamitos is a medium sized suburb of Los Angeles. This is a great neighborhood for all types of families, including ones with kids that are going to school. The city's school districts…[read more]
78
  • Crescenta Highlands, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 10,550
78
  • La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 19,824
  • I moved to La Crescenta-Montrose two years ago with my family. Though we were looking for something a little cheaper, this area was the only one that was safe enough and had good enough schools for us to…[read more]
77
  • City Of Signal Hill, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.5mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 10,207
77
  • West Torrance, Torrance, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 68,889
  • I lived in the West Torrance neighborhood of Torrance, California for several years after graduating from college. I relocated to West Torrance from Costa Mesa in Orange County. I adore the convenience,…[read more]
76
  • Los Altos, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 13,766
76
  • Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.8mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 51,966
  • I recently moved to the Anaheim Hills, CA area. I came from a small town back east and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a transfer that brought us here, a company cut back on the coast made…[read more]
76
  • Torrance, CA
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 147,307
  • City maintenance of streets is ridiculous. Very unpleasant to drive in the city. This is compounded by the high density of the population. Further more underground water lines repeatedly fail and…[read more]
76
  • Walteria, Torrance, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.4mi / 42.4km away
  • Population: 8,348
76
  • Los Cerritos Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7,391
76
  • El Miradero, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 3,627
76
  • Temple City, CA
  • City: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 36,084
  • Temple City is perfect for when you're looking for a small city that's still packed with amenities and opportunities. Temple City is a short drive from Los Angeles. I've been living in Temple City and I…[read more]
75
  • Diamond Bar, CA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 56,456
  • While growing up and seeing other states and cities in my travels, I have always know that Southern California is one of a kind. From my first visit to my in-laws, I knew that I would one day move to…[read more]
75
  • Whiting Woods, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 95
75
  • La Verne, CA
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 32,078
  • I lived a good portion of my life in La Verne, Ca. Living in La Verne was full of fun and great times. The city is in Southern California and situated between San Dimas and Claremont. It is also next to…[read more]
75
  • Chevy Chase, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 4,263
75
  • Claremont, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 35,827
  • I lived in Claremont for a few years and it was a pretty good city to live in. It's between Los Angeles and San Bernadino, plus it has Angeles National Forest directly to the north, so it's in a really…[read more]
74
  • Rancho San Rafael, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 823
74
  • San Dimas, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 34,109
  • I loved my time living in San Dimas, CA. The Southern California location meant great weather year-round. The location of San Dimas also meant I was never far from exciting entertainment venues. Within a…[read more]
74
  • La Mirada, CA
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 49,130
  • I was born just down the road from La Merida, California. My parents moved several times while I was young but we always stayed in this part of the state. Southern California has so much to offer with…[read more]
74
  • Bradbury, CA
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 954
74
  • Verdugo Mountains, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 4,172
74
  • Placentia, CA
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 52,168
  • I grew up in Placentia, California. As a child, it was a wonderful place to live. My parents often complained about the traffic, but I didn't care because I went to a great high school close to my house…[read more]
74
  • Brea, CA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 41,351
  • While visiting several different cities in California. I had a perfect peace about Brea Ca. So here we are. Close proximity to schools, shopping, restaurants, theaters, post office and churches. Easy…[read more]
74
  • East Pasadena, CA
  • City: 5.1mi / 8.2km away
  • Population: 6,159
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  • San Rafael Hills, Glendale, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 1,580

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

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