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Best Places To Live In Encinitas, CA

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  • Encinitas, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 62,160
  • Stopping in Encinitas on a trip a year or so ago, I was amazed at how much the city offered in terms of sports - especially water sports. The residents of Encinitas focus on one main form of recreation
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Solana Beach, CA
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,312
  • Living in Solana Beach, CA was one of the most incredibile times in my life. I am from the Bay Area, CA, so I love being around the fast paced city life. This city is full of entertainment and attractive
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  • Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA
  • 6.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,860
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  • Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
  • 8.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 39,559
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  • North City, San Diego, CA
  • 6.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,743
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  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 29,356
  • La Jolla is like the Beverly Hills of San Diego. If you aren't a Doctor, or don't make upwards of 70k a year, you probably won't be very comfortable here. Talk about expensive. The beaches are amazing,
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  • Sabre Springs, San Diego, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,559
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  • Del Mar, CA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,312
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  • Carlsbad, CA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 112,008
  • Angry middle age white drivers? Check. Superficial, fake, shallow people? Check. More angry road raging white drivers? Check. Nothing to see or do? Check. Mediocre Beaches? Check. Horrible Traffic?
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  • University City, San Diego, CA
  • 13.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 50,132
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  • Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 63,341
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  • San Carlos, San Diego, CA
  • 21.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,460
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  • Del Cerro, San Diego, CA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,238
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  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,763
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  • La Jolla Village, San Diego, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,108
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  • Mira Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 71,228
  • I have lived in Mira Mesa for ten years. I moved to Mira Mesa from Twenty-nine Palms, California. Mira Mesa is near San Diego. It is bordered by Interstate 15, Interstate 805 on the Los Penasquitos
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  • Rancho Bernadino, San Diego, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 44,185
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  • Allied Gardens, San Diego, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,906
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  • Santee, CA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,839
  • Having lived in Santee, CA, I can tell you that it's not a tourist town, but there are definitely some great things to do. With only about 53,000 people, the city of Santee has a nice small town feel to
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  • Carmel Mountain, San Diego, CA
  • 11.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,581
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  • Miramar, San Diego, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,024
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  • Fairbanks Ranch, CA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,864
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  • Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,664
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  • Lake Murray, San Diego, CA
  • 21.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,476
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  • San Marcos, CA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 91,479
  • I moved to the beautiful town of San Marcos, California just about six years ago. I first went there to attend the California State University San Marcos. My first encounter, therefore, of San Marcos was
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  • Moreno Mission, San Diego, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,691
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  • Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,072
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  • Bay Park, San Diego, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,187
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  • Bay Ho, San Diego, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,154
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  • Poway, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,675
  • I live in Poway, California, and love it. Poway offers beautiful scenery as well as natural and many fun things to do. One of Poway's biggest attractions is the Old Poway Park. Here, you can see what
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  • Bonsall, CA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,294
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  • Serra Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 29,095
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  • La Mesa, CA
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,125
  • I'm a San Diego native and I always enjoyed going to La Mesa, its such a quaint area. Cosmos Cafe is probably my all time favorite coffee shop and I really miss it after moving away from the city. Out of
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  • Tierrasanta, San Diego, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,893
  • I lived in Tierrasanta for three years. I was always bored. They have a couple grocery stores (and by a couple I literally mean like two), they don't have a mall except little strips of shops next door
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  • Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,484
  • This is a great, safe area to raise your family! Pretty good weather when comparing to other states I've lived in. Neighbors keep up with their homes or hire someone who does the work for them. They
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  • Hidden Meadows, CA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,648
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  • Grantville, San Diego, CA
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,104
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  • Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 31,770
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  • Lake San Marcos, CA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,529
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  • Clairemont Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 38,765
  • Clairemont is a wonderful place to live, work and play. It is located about 15 minutes from almost everywhere but with lots of shopping and great restaurants in our community there is often time little
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  • Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,364
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  • North Clairemont, San Diego, CA
  • 15.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,282
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  • Talmadge, San Diego, CA
  • 22.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,733
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  • Vista, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98,560
  • Really rednecky, hillbilly, white trash, blue collar, low class, neck of the woods kind of place. Basically all the poor white ppl who can't afford to live on the coast end up
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  • Linda Vista, San Diego, CA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,344
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  • Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,490
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  • Normal Heights, San Diego, CA
  • 21.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,186
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  • Camp Pendleton South, CA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,491
  • Living in Camp Pendleton South might not be exactly what you thought you were getting when you moved to a marine base, but this Southern California base is close to all the things that make living in
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  • Camp Pendleton North, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,885
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  • Winter Gardens, CA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,255
  • I love the community feel of Winter Gardens California. This is one of the best places to live if your looking to relocate to this state. While being a small town, Winter Gardens is packed full of
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  • Oceanside, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 173,829
  • Oceanside, California is a wonderful city in Southern California that is located midway between San Diego and Los Angeles. Oceanside has a perfect climate and 3.5 miles of the most beautiful beaches in

Listed above are the best places to live in Encinitas, CA for 2018. 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 - Encinitas, CA, followed by the best places to live near Encinitas, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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