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Best Places To Live In McKinleyville, CA

  • McKinleyville, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 16,948
  • With a high crime rate that is above the national average and high cost of living, this city has not been an easy place to live. I have found it difficult to maintain full-time employment, and the job…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Samoa, CA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 220
  • Fields Landing, CA
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 255
  • Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 1,753
  • Arcata, CA
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 17,775
  • Strikingly beautiful nature (without the car jams of Big Sur) surround this enlighted, tolerant forward-living community. Arcata is about 300 miles from any city (Portand OR to the north and San Fran…[read more]
  • Bayview, CA
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 2,527
  • Fairhaven, CA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 181
  • Cutten, CA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 2,982
  • Pine Hills, CA
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 3,440
  • Blue Lake, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 1,147
  • Myrtletown, CA
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 5,320
  • Indianola, CA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 912
  • Trinidad, CA
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • Population: 209
  • Eureka, CA
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 27,002
  • I've lived in Eureka over five years, and it has definitely had it's ups and downs. Eureka is the largest coastal city between San Francisco, and Portland. I knew I wanted to live in a city on the coast,…[read more]
  • Humboldt Hill, CA
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 3,710
  • Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 988
  • Big Lagoon, CA
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 78
  • Fieldbrook, CA
  • City: 2.8mi / 4.5km away
  • Population: 798
  • Manila, CA
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 751

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

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