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Best Places To Live In Malibu, CA

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  • Malibu, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 12,853
  • Malibu is a beautiful city, located in western Los Angeles County. It is one of the most beautiful city I've lived in. The beaches are the most popular known facts about Malibu. There are several schools…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Marina del Rey, CA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • 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]
84
  • Hidden Hills, CA
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,573
  • This is not a horse "friendly" community. Hidden Hills tries to sell itself on being an equestrian community to keep the property values up, but only a few horse people are left and they won't be here…[read more]
81
  • Agoura Hills, CA
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,689
  • I personally live in Agoura Hills. The crime is worse than it says, the crime apparently is an A, I say it should be a B or worse. My school has fights, there's a serious drug problem there too. People…[read more]
80
  • Westlake Village, CA
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,443
  • My family moved to Westlake a couple years ago, and some of my extended family a few years prior to that. Having come from Santa Clarita (about 35 minutes northeast) this was a major improvement in…[read more]
78
  • Oak Park, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,885
  • I call Oak Park, California Home and this place is absolutely wonderful. Living in Oak Park, California means that we can easily commute into Los Angeles if we need to, but this local community actually…[read more]
77
  • Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 55,285
77
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 128,623
  • I have lived in the Oak Park/Westlake/Thousand Oaks area for 30 years. I agree that the cost of living is an F, it’s ridiculous. Like anywhere else in California, you pay steep fines for using too much…[read more]
77
  • Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,746
76
  • Santa Susana, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,057
  • Surprised this made the list of 100 most "livable" cities. Cancer rates are high, very high. Santa Susanna is the site of our nation's first nuclear reactor (and partial core meltdown). Built during…[read more]
76
  • Calabasas, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,091
  • I lived here for ten years, mostly in the '90s. It had a little bit of a rural feel. Now it is overdeveloped and crowded. There is shopping but I dare you to find a parking spot. I would give the…[read more]
75
  • Camarillo, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,630
  • I have visited my extended family in Camarillo at least once a year for as long as I can remember. It is a time I will always value and whenever I am there it reminds me of my childhood and my family. …[read more]
75
  • Moorpark, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,594
  • I have experienced life in and around the city of Moorpark in Southern California for several years. Moorpark is relatively isolated from some of the denser regions of the south bay in California, there…[read more]
74
  • Encino, Los Angeles, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 56,158
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  • West Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 14 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 31,007
  • In West Hills, you are close to all of your shopping and service needs. It's usually pretty quiet except on Fourth of July night. Mail and package theft is a problem. The average summer temperature is…[read more]
74
  • Santa Rosa Valley, CA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,601
74
  • Topanga, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,858
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  • Portar Ranch, Los Angeles, CA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,688
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  • Westside, CA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 269
73
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 92,247
  • I lived in Santa Monica for 5 years and I loved some things about it and hated many things about it. The crime and homeless problem are out of control. It's a beautiful city with many things to do and…[read more]
72
  • Studio City, Los Angeles, CA
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 48,533
72
  • Tarzana, Los Angeles, CA
  • 15.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,130
71
  • Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,965
71
  • Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 45,798
70
  • Chatsworth, Los Angeles, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 41,309
70
  • Simi Valley, CA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 126,126
  • I've lived in Simi Valley for 20 years and moved here from the midwest after college. If you're looking for nightlife, high end shopping or anything trendy/high fashion, look elsewhere. Simi Valley is…[read more]
70
  • Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
  • 13.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,500
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  • Sawtelle, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 44,552
68
  • Mar Vista, Los Angeles, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 42,620
68
  • Bell Canyon, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,159
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  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 108,186
  • There comes a point in time when one realizes that an impending decision will likely alter the course of one's life. My life altering moment came 12 years ago, a year in which my summer vacation was…[read more]
67
  • Playa Del Ray, Los Angeles, CA
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,056
67
  • Casa Conejo, CA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,180
67
  • Lake Sherwood, CA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,651
66
  • Mission Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 24.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,104
66
  • Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 23.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 43,697
63
  • Reseda, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 81,554
  • I lived in Reseda for eight years while pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. This family-friendly Southern California neighborhood, which is located in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley, offers a…[read more]
63
  • Winnetka, Los Angeles, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 67,623
  • As a San Fernando Valley native, I lived in Winnetka, California when I was a very young child. Thankfully, I live in Winnetka again as a young adult. Winnetka is a laid-back Los Angeles community that…[read more]
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  • Sylmar, Los Angeles, CA
  • 26.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 80,559
  • While the boundaries of Sylmar inter-weave through the northeastern lower levels of the San Gabriel mountain range, the town itself is actually quite small. Santa Ana winds, unlicensed/uninsured…[read more]
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  • North Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 99,507
  • Located in the San Fernando Valley area of the city of Los Angeles, the beautiful community of North Hills is one of the oldest such communities in the Valley. Raised in the city of Los Angeles, I…[read more]
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  • San Fernando, CA
  • 26.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,396
  • LONG ANSWER: San Fernando, California is nowhere (and I do mean NOWHERE) near the ocean. The closest beach is 45-90 minutes away, depending on traffic. Trash on the street is fairly common, especially…[read more]
62
  • Venice, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 32,773
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  • Canoga Park, Los Angeles, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 86,344
  • Far less expensive than nearby Hollywood, or downtown Los Angeles, Canoga Park, California is a wonderful place to live for those who flock to Southern California for its beautiful weather and the…[read more]
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  • Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 127,440
  • Van Nuys, Los Angeles which is located right in the central region on San Fernando Valley, California makes for a unique yet homey living experience. I have lived in Van Nuys, Los Angeles for the past…[read more]

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

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