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Best Places To Live In Hillsborough, CA

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  • Hillsborough, CA
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Los Altos, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 30,238
  • I grew up in Los Altos and spent a lot of my time walking around the town and finding out the "secrets" of the town. Los Altos is a sleepy old town with lots of history, but it is sleepy for sure: there…[read more]
87
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 8,376
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 5,996
85
  • San Carlos, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km 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
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 16,634
85
  • Cupertino, CA
  • City: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 60,297
  • My husband and I lived in Cupertino for five years while my husband had a job in the area. Since then, we have moved to another part of the country and miss some of the features Cupertino has to offer.…[read more]
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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
  • Foster City, CA
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.5km 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]
83
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 1,863
83
  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 1,473
83
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 1,477
82
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • City: 14.3mi / 22.9km 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
  • Mountain View, CA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 78,827
  • Living in Mountain View is absolutely incredible thanks to its central location in California as well as being home to America's bright technological future. As a software engineer, I am passionate about…[read more]
82
  • Burlingame, CA
  • City: 2.3mi / 3.7km 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: 3.7mi / 6.0km 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: 1.6mi / 2.6km away
  • Population: 7,067
82
  • Moss Beach, CA
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 3,706
81
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 2,280
81
  • Belmont, CA
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km 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
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 3,564
81
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.5mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • Stanford, CA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km 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
  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 7,538
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  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.3mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 10,437
80
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km 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: 12.1mi / 19.4km 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]
79
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 2,410
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: 1,954
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  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 2,403
79
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • City: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 149,596
  • We can easily earn some knowledge about this city through google by watching Wikipedia and can communicate smoothly by Yahoo Mail. Thanks to Yahoo…[read more]
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  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 907
78
  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 36,055
78
  • Woodside, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 5,496
78
  • Atherton, CA
  • City: 11.1mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 7,127
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  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 3,831
77
  • Pacifica, CA
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.8km 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]
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  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 811
77
  • Hayward Highland, Hayward, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 6,445
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  • Lincoln Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 2,445
  • It gets more comfortable and safer as you get up the hill in Dimond and into Lincoln Highlands, and you even start to see great views of the city the further up you get. Although it is a bit secluded,…[read more]
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  • Northgate, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 12,156
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  • Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 3,530
76
  • Alameda, CA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 77,409
  • Alameda is nestled between Coast Guard Island, and the city of Oakland and the bay water. We have 3 bridges and 2 tunnels that link to the city of Oakland, and 1 bridge that links to Bay Farm/Harbor…[read more]
76
  • University South, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 3,639
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  • Cabrillo, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 12,430
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  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 19,716
75
  • Emerald Lake Hills, CA
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 4,716
75
  • Loyola, CA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 3,425
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  • Outer Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 50,788
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  • Woodminster, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 1,530
75
  • Highlands-Baywood Park, CA
  • City: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 4,261

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

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