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Best Places To Live In Laguna Beach, CA

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  • Laguna Beach, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 23,204
  • Laguna Beach has been my home my whole life and I absolutely love this city! The beautiful sunsets on the amazing beaches are like no other. The weather is so amazing especially in the summers. The…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Great Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 185
83
  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.2km away
  • Population: 27,121
  • Ladera Ranch is the kind of place that you see on television shows and movies. It’s a small suburb of Los Angeles that tends to cater to families. While there are plenty of single people who live here,…[read more]
83
  • Laguna Woods, CA
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.3km away
  • Population: 16,347
  • I absolutely loved living here with my Grandparents. It's a warm suburban area that I will always remember as my home. I enjoyed the nightlife, the excellent destinations and the diverse assortment of…[read more]
83
  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 49,038
  • RSM gives us the small town feel of running into someone you know everyday at the grocery store, gas station or restaurant, while having 10 minute access to big city Irvive amenities. We are 1/2 hour…[read more]
83
  • Oak Creek, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 11,939
82
  • Cypress, CA
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • Population: 48,978
  • After I got out of the service I moved with my wife and kiddos to Cypress, California. It wasn't my first choice but I had a good job offer there and wanted to move closer to my in-laws who lived in…[read more]
81
  • Irvine, CA
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 246,992
  • If you like well tended homes that exude Pride Of Ownership, quality dining choices, top quality malls and attractions, great award-winning schools, University of California Irvine's gorgeous campus,…[read more]
81
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.6km away
  • Population: 86,813
  • This place has tight streets and overcrowded with rude people who will make fun of you for no reason at Fashion Island. The WiFi there will steal your data. There is an Asian boy who is tall in a light…[read more]
81
  • Turtle Rock, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 10,223
81
  • Woodbridge, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 25,315
80
  • Northwood, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.3mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 24,509
80
  • West Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 23,037
80
  • Aliso Viejo, CA
  • City: 3.2mi / 5.1km away
  • Population: 50,219
  • I have lived in Aliso Viejo for six months and have found it to be a quiet and relaxing town. I relocated from a nearby city after selling my house. Aliso Viejo is nestled in South Orange County,…[read more]
80
  • Rossmoor, CA
  • City: 24.9mi / 40.1km away
  • Population: 10,933
  • Living in Rossmoor, CA was one of my greatest experiences. Even though I was only here for a short period of time, I was able to do a lot. This city is near the beaches, so there was plenty of tourist…[read more]
80
  • North Tustin, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 26,208
  • North Tustin has become very expensive to live especially the rising taxes. We have a lot to offer, but most businesses in the area raise their prices because we are considered an upscale suburb. I work…[read more]
79
  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 96,178
  • We moved here in 2014, wish we had made the decision much sooner! It is funny that people here are hush hush about the city to avoid being over crowded with new comers. No idea why the amenities is rated…[read more]
79
  • The Plaza, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 27.0mi / 43.4km away
  • Population: 21,865
79
  • Villa Park, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 5,922
79
  • Seal Beach, CA
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 24,510
  • Seal Beach is full of fun and engaging activities, as well as relaxing attractions that can make a day in the city one to remember. Seal Beach food tours are a wonderful way to experience the…[read more]
78
  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • City: 4.9mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 31,127
  • Get ready to soak up some sunshine while living in Laguna Hills, CA. Living so close to the beach might not be for everyone, but it is fantastic if you love the ocean. Besides the ocean, you are in a…[read more]
78
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.5km away
  • Population: 11,661
  • The city of Los Alamitos is a medium sized suburb of Los Angeles. This is a great neighborhood for all types of families, including ones with kids that are going to school. The city's school districts…[read more]
78
  • Northwood Point, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.2mi / 19.7km away
  • Population: 4,857
78
  • San Clemente, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 65,082
  • I've lived here for about 25 years. My kids could walk to the beach and boogie board. It is more laid back than other beach towns. San Clemente has charm and style yet is a practical small city to…[read more]
77
  • Dana Point, CA
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 34,009
  • Dana Point, CA is the place I want to live. Nestled by the sea, Dana Point is all about surfing, beaches and its port. Dana Point is the only site in Orange County that is open to the beach, and it is…[read more]
76
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 56,670
  • While not being nearly as pretentious as some of it's neighbors (looking at you Irvine), Fountain Valley is an agreeable city to live in if you must live in Orange County. But, it's all relative right?…[read more]
76
  • University Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 8,436
76
  • Uc Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 14,912
75
  • El Camino Real, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 16,122
75
  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 198,724
  • I've lived in Huntington Beach, CA (Orange County) for almost 5 years. I like the suburbs because it's a better alternative to living in LA County (Santa Monica). Orange County is extremely beautiful and…[read more]
75
  • Walnut Village, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 9,197
75
  • Lake Forest, CA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 80,658
  • I have lived in Lake Forest, CA and in this city review I will be going over some of Lake Forest's community aspects such as attractions, the community as a whole, the nightlife, different shopping…[read more]
75
  • Las Flores, CA
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 5,671
74
  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 64,984
  • ANYONE THINKING ABOUT MOVING TO LAGUNA NIGUEL HAD BETTER RETHINK THEIR DECISION IF IT IS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE LAGUNA KNOWLS H.O.A. IT IS THE MOST RACIALLY ABUSIVE HOSTILE LIVING SITUATION YOU…[read more]
74
  • Floral Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 1,619
73
  • Turtle Ridge, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.4mi / 10.4km away
  • Population: 3,764
72
  • Lower Peters Canyon, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 22,899
72
  • Coto de Caza, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 14,845
  • Coto de Caza has a number of attractions that each member of your family will be able to take advantage of. The Cinepolis movie theater is a luxury location where you can enjoy a meal while watching…[read more]
72
  • El Dorado Park, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 26.0mi / 41.8km away
  • Population: 5,378
72
  • Shady Canyon, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 864
71
  • State College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.7mi / 41.3km away
  • Population: 9,427
71
  • Tustin, CA
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 79,396
  • I grew up in Tustin, California and hope to live there again someday. Just minutes away from beaches, Disneyland, malls, and vibrant Universities; the city's central location in the middle of Orange…[read more]
71
  • Rancho San Joaquin, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 4,212
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  • University Town Center, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 6,715
71
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 36,006
  • San Juan Capistrano is a historic city that branches out from the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Living and working here is a treat. With sea breezes, rolling hillsides, and historic architecture, San Juan…[read more]
70
  • Research Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.9mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 1,438
70
  • West Floral Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 2,797
68
  • San Joaquin Marsh, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 1,298
68
  • East Industrial Complex, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 1,581
67
  • Orange, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 139,919
  • I just want to mention that Anaheim Stadium is only 10 minutes from Orange. The narrator failed to mention that. Orange is a great place to…[read more]
67
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.5km away
  • Population: 112,439
  • Located near the ocean, Costa Mesa's mild climate is delightful during all months of the year. Being a gun collector, I travel to Costa Mesa quite often to visit the Crossroads of the West Gun Show. The…[read more]

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

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