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Best Places To Live In Elkhorn, CA

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  • Elkhorn, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,091
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Pacific Grove, CA
  • City: 17.4mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 15,546
  • I retired here to Pacific Grove, California 7 years ago and I love it here. This place offers me everything that I need to enjoy by leisurely days. The neighborhoods are quiet and the people are…[read more]
76
  • Del Monte Forest, CA
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 4,819
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  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.7km 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]
75
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 3,852
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  • Rio del Mar, CA
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 9,731
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  • Aptos, CA
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 5,842
73
  • Seacliff, CA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 3,364
73
  • Capitola, CA
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Pleasure Point, CA
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 6,155
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  • Pasatiempo, CA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 1,288
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  • Moss Landing, CA
  • City: 3.8mi / 6.1km away
  • Population: 118
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  • Pajaro Dunes, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 211
70
  • Soquel, CA
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km 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
  • Marina, CA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 20,816
  • I was born in Marina, California and lived there for six years. I still visit often and still remember places I visited when I was younger. Since my father served in the U.S. Army, we often visited Fort…[read more]
68
  • Monterey, CA
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 28,472
  • I've lived all around the U.S. (SE, NE, NW, SW) and also various locations in Europe, and can say definitively that this little piece of real estate on the CA central coast is the best weather anywhere!…[read more]
68
  • Del Rey Oaks, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 1,683
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  • Seaside, CA
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 34,120
  • Seaside is very expensive to live but it has a lot to offer. We have several places to shop, grab a bite to eat, take in the scenery, and more. I prefer to shop at the University Plaza Shopping Center on…[read more]
67
  • La Selva Beach, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 2,633
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  • Paradise Park, CA
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 530
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  • Live Oak, CA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km 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]
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  • Aromas, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km 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]
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  • Ridgemark, CA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 3,175
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  • San Martin, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 7,245
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  • Hollister, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 36,901
  • I loved living in Hollister. I was lucky to be born and raised in such a wonderful place. If you are looking for a quiet but not to remote place this would be the best spot to reside in. Housing here is…[read more]
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  • Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 2,288
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  • Boronda, CA
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 1,381
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  • Day Valley, CA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 3,739
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  • Twin Lakes, CA
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 5,378
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  • Gilroy, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 52,576
  • Gilroy is not the town it is “Trumped up” to be. Trump would like to say,“It’s the greatest, it’s the best. The next Garlic Festival will be the best – the greatest.”The smell of garlic is more recently…[read more]
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  • Spreckels, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 745
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  • Corralitos, CA
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 2,557
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  • Pajaro, CA
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 3,524
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  • San Juan Bautista, CA
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 2,327
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  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Watsonville, CA
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Chualar, CA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 1,238
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  • Salinas, CA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 155,889
  • I've lived here my entire life. Not a family friendly city. Absolutely nothing for kid's or teenagers to do. High gang activity. Multiple families in one dwelling do to high cost of living make…[read more]
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  • Zayante, CA
  • City: 26.2mi / 42.2km away
  • Population: 941
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  • Prunedale, CA
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 19,628
  • While yes, it is beautiful, the cost of living is ridiculous. As current renters we've lived in the same house for the past 8 years, and pay $1300 monthly rent, which is an amazing deal. We also do our…[read more]
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  • Live Oak city, CA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 8,501
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  • Freedom, CA
  • City: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 2,774
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  • Amesti, CA
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 3,205
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  • Mount Hermon, CA
  • City: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 993
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  • Sand City, CA
  • City: 14.9mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 301
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  • Interlaken, CA
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 6,738
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  • Castroville, CA
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 6,978
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  • Las Lomas, CA
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 3,047

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

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