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Best Places To Live In Fontana, CA

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  • Fontana, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 205,228
  • Everyone knows that Rialto and Fontana are one in the same. Next door neighbors with a crime spree that goes back to the 1980's. housing is cheap for a reason and the Fontana school district is just…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Sycamore Canyon Park, Riverside, CA
  • 14.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 244
80
  • Chino Hills, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
76
  • Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA
  • 24.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
75
  • Orangecrest, Riverside, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,304
75
  • Hawarden Hills, Riverside, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,610
74
  • San Dimas, CA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
  • Victoria, Riverside, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,762
74
  • La Verne, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
74
  • Claremont, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
73
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 173,309
  • Lived in this town for 25 years. What I have seen is alot of development since 2002. Many people have moved here from all over. Prices have increased for housing and rent. It's a suburb of San Bernardino…[read more]
73
  • Loma Linda, CA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,859
  • Loma Linda is a city full of cultural and relaxing activities that everyone in the family can participate in. If you're looking for outdoor activities, strolling through a park like Hulda Crooks Park…[read more]
72
  • March ARB, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,145
72
  • Canyon Crest, Riverside, CA
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,329
72
  • Eastvale, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,217
  • I have been in this city for around 5 years and every year I find something interesting about the place. At first, when I moved from Oregon, I was a little skeptical about Eastvale given the fact that it…[read more]
70
  • Redlands, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 70,442
  • there are 2 Redlands, one side has million dollar beautiful homes, the other side is the hood ( where I live ) in my 340,000 house , we have cops going all night, I have had 2 high speed chases in my…[read more]
69
  • Nena, San Bernardino, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,759
68
  • Upland, CA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75,851
  • I have been living in Southern California for the last 10 years and I have been to Upland California on several occasions. There is a quaint historic downtown area, a beautiful golf course and the houses…[read more]
68
  • Grand Terrace, CA
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,393
  • GT has been my home for over 34 years, I grew up here as a kid, and moved back as an adult. My wife and I started out in Colton and then lived in San Bernardino for 5 years before the growing crime rate…[read more]
67
  • Ramona, Riverside, CA
  • 12.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 26,130
66
  • Blair Park, San Bernardino, CA
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,522
66
  • Rancho West, San Bernardino, CA
  • 6.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,024
66
  • La Sierra Acres, Riverside, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,211
66
  • El Sobrante, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,374
  • Growing up in the Bay Area, CA, I am use to beautiful weather, shopping locations and excellent diversity. This city is apart of the Bay Area, CA, but a little further out. However, it still has all of…[read more]
66
  • San Antonio Heights, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,099
66
  • Wood Streets, Riverside, CA
  • 10.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,979
66
  • Norco, CA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,809
  • If you are looking for a city that does not have dense housing and is very safe, that is Norco. If you're looking for a city with community support, great schools, and houses that sit on 1/2 acre lots,…[read more]
65
  • Colton, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,856
  • I have lived in Colton, CA my entire life. There is a new aspect that I seem to experience on a regular basis that adds to the magic of the city. Located only an hour's drive from Los Angeles, Colton is…[read more]
65
  • Corona, CA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 161,614
  • City does not respond to request when needed. City tree did damage to my property. They ignore request to take care of their problem and I took them to court. Court house is right next to city hall. …[read more]
65
  • Canyon Springs, Riverside, CA
  • 15.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,041
65
  • Kendall, San Bernardino, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,812
65
  • Hudson, San Bernardino, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,974
65
  • Grand, Riverside, CA
  • 10 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,845
64
  • Ridgeline, San Bernardino, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 930
64
  • San Gorgonio, San Bernardino, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,009
63
  • University, Riverside, CA
  • 11.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,761
63
  • Alessandro Heights, Riverside, CA
  • 14.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,412
63
  • Sandin Hills, San Bernardino, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,922
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  • Terrace, San Bernardino, CA
  • 6.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,941
63
  • Presidential Park, Riverside, CA
  • 13.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,172
62
  • Chino, CA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 83,670
  • We have lived here for 22 years. Everything is at our fingertips, hospitals, doctors, freeways, restaurants, parks, schools. The people that complain I feel sorry for. They are certainly in the…[read more]
62
  • Coronita, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,172
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  • Arlington Heights, Riverside, CA
  • 14 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,600
62
  • Cimmeron, San Bernardino, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,358
62
  • Yerdemont, San Bernardino, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,709
  • I'm not sure where information came for this area of town but it's incorrect. The area is known as Verdemont (Green Mountain). It's a very calm area of the…[read more]
62
  • Airport, Riverside, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,548
61
  • Riverside, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 318,678
  • I am a business owner and operator of one of the largest growing security companies in southern CA/Riverside, This is definitely a home to my business. I am from San Diego and these two places are by…[read more]
61
  • Northside, Riverside, CA
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,824
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  • Crestline, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,900
  • There is only one doctor's office here, only one grocery store. One 7-11. Very few restaurants, and they are pretty pricey. The doctor's office will not accept you if you only have Medicare. You have to…[read more]
61
  • Lake Arrowhead, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,307
  • Lake Arrowhead is ok for vacay/weekends, but not fulltime living, esp. If you have children (the schools are awful). It's extremely white/conservative, so if you are a liberal who likes diversity, you…[read more]
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  • Perris Hills, San Bernardino, CA
  • 11 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,880

Listed above are the best places to live in Fontana, CA for 2020. 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 - Fontana, CA, followed by the best places to live near Fontana, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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