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Best Places To Live In La Mesa, CA

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  • La Mesa, CA
  • Your matching location
  • 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…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Thomy Locust Pl, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Del Mar, CA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 4,312
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  • Golf Course, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.4mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Solana Beach, CA
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 13,312
  • I've lived in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Hermosa Beach, Venice Beach, San Luis Obispo Encinitas & Carlsbad SO i've been around! Solana Beach has a down to earth vide, art scene, big events, variety of…[read more]
83
  • Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 39,559
83
  • Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 6,860
82
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 29,356
  • I live in and love La Jolla as much as the next guy but heard Ms13s still roam the Village of LJ and are incredibly dangerous. Being a native of this city I love it but cost of living are so high you…[read more]
80
  • Encinitas, CA
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
80
  • Coronado, CA
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 24,852
  • it VERY BAD because people there are mean and restaurants had horrible customer service also the beach is uncomfortable and the housing is very expense and i dont like…[read more]
80
  • Sabre Springs, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.3mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 14,559
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  • Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 63,341
80
  • Granite Hills, CA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 3,071
79
  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 2,763
79
  • Allied Gardens, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.8mi / 7.8km away
  • Population: 8,906
79
  • Mira Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • La Jolla Village, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 6,108
78
  • University City, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.6mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 50,132
78
  • San Carlos, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.8mi / 4.5km away
  • Population: 14,460
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  • Del Cerro, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 6,238
78
  • Bay Park, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.5mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 16,187
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  • Eastlake Woods, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 1,986
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  • Wooded Area, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Serra Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.6mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 29,095
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  • Estlake Greens, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 10,447
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  • North City, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 12,743
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  • South Park, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.8mi / 10.9km away
  • Population: 4,717
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  • Rancho Bernadino, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 44,185
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  • Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.8mi / 20.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Santee, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Paseo Ranchoero, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 5,305

Listed above are the best places to live in La Mesa, CA for 2022. 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 - La Mesa, CA, followed by the best places to live near La Mesa, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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