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Best Places To Live In Lakewood, CA

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  • Lakewood, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 81,054
  • Upon driving into the city of Lakewood, CA the small town feel will instantly creep up on you. I had no idea what expect from Lakewood when I visited in Mid 2009 but quickly got a feeling for my…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • City College Area, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 10,097
84
  • Manhattan Beach, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 35,573
  • After living in and around Manhattan Beach for nearly a decade, I think that this beach city is filled with great things to do at all times of the year. The neighborhood features great restaurants and…[read more]
84
  • Marina del Rey, CA
  • City: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 9,782
  • I live near there and visit someone there a lot. It’s cool but small lol. A a a a a a a a a…[read more]
83
  • Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 13,582
  • I have relatives that have lived in Palos Verdes Estates for a long time and have visited the city often and know it very well. This is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in California, perfect for…[read more]
82
  • Hermosa Beach, CA
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 19,726
  • I absolutely love almost everything about the beach city of Hermosa Beach. There are dozens of fantastic restaurants, with great attractions and opportunities to have a great time. This city is a family…[read more]
82
  • Oak Creek, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.2mi / 37.3km away
  • Population: 11,939
82
  • Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 42,412
  • For your Rancho Palos Verdes Real Estate needs visit www.SouthBay4Sale.com From the beautiful coastlines, Trump Golf Course, to Terranea Resort Rancho Palos Verdes how so much to see and do. he…[read more]
82
  • San Marino, CA
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 13,324
  • Living in San Marino, CA was very fast paced and a little stressful. I say stressful and past paced because of the cost of living. Living here was very expensive. The cost of living only continues to…[read more]
82
  • Redondo Beach, CA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 67,664
  • Redondo Beach is one of the most gorgeous cities in California. I absolutely adored my visit to this great city. The beach was one of the cleanest that I have ever visited. I was stunned by how glamorous…[read more]
82
  • Villa Park, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 5,922
81
  • Hollywood Riviera, Torrance, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 10,432
81
  • North Tustin, CA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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]
81
  • Alamitos Heights, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 2,873
  • The Alamitos Heights Neighborhood of Long Beach is a great place to live. The streets are lined with mature Magnolia Trees. The homes are mix of may style , from original Ranch to new Contemporary. …[read more]
81
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km 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]
80
  • Park Estates, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.5mi / 7.2km away
  • Population: 2,646
80
  • Cypress, CA
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.4km 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]
80
  • Rolling Hills, CA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 1,760
80
  • The Plaza, Long Beach, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.7mi / 4.4km away
  • Population: 21,865
80
  • Arcadia, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 57,755
  • I have lived in Arcadia, California for about 15 years and I can say that it is certainly a magnificent place. It is a perfect place to visit or to live in and excellent for the whole family as well. One…[read more]
80
  • Rossmoor, CA
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.6km 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
  • West Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.7mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 23,037
80
  • Yorba Linda, CA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 67,362
  • This was one of the best exercises I’ve ever had. I’ve played sports and exercised a lot in my life, I even did kick boxing. That place doesn’t compare. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I wasn’t…[read more]
80
  • Turtle Rock, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 10,223
79
  • Ladera Heights, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 7,195
79
  • Woodbridge, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 25,315
79
  • South Pasadena, CA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 25,936
  • Living in South Pasadena is a ton of fun as a young adult! There’s a ton of things to do, great shopping, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends every day. There’s about 25,000 of us so you…[read more]
79
  • Rolling Hills Estates, CA
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 8,206
  • I visit here each month since we live right by in Redondo Beach. The views are beautiful. It has lush green trees and a forest atmosphere that makes you feel secluded. There are plenty of places to shop…[read more]
78
  • View Park-Windsor Hills, CA
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 11,640
  • View Park-Windsor Hills is a city within Los Angeles County that houses about 10,200 residents. It's one of the most wealthiest cities in LA and the city proves this with its upscale layout and…[read more]
78
  • La Habra Heights, CA
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 5,406
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  • La Palma, CA
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.6km away
  • Population: 15,834
  • Living in La Palma, California provides me with the convenience of being close to Los Angeles, while giving me a good place to raise my family. This community is small and everyone seems to know…[read more]

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

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