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Best Places To Live In Merced, CA

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  • Merced, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 81,461
  • I got to visit Merced, California while attending an old friends wedding. They have a great little concession stand with great prices and variety. The people in Merced were so nice there I had to mention…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Bear Valley CDP (Alpine County), CA
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 65
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  • University of California-Merced, CA
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 0
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  • Hornitos, CA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 0
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  • Atwater, CA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.8km away
  • Population: 28,906
  • Being a Resident of Merced County now has allowed me to know Atwater, CA. I must saw its a great little town! It is not a huge city that has night clubs or big attractions like a city does. If you are…[read more]
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  • Tuttle, CA
  • City: 5.5mi / 8.8km away
  • Population: 69
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  • Los Banos, CA
  • City: 26.0mi / 41.9km away
  • Population: 37,012
  • Living in Los Banos has been enjoyable for the few years I've been here so far. What really attracted me to the city is all the parks. Not just the small parks throughout the city, but how close it is to…[read more]
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  • El Nido, CA
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 478
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  • Bear Valley, CA
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 204
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  • Chowchilla, CA
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 18,195
  • First off, I gotta say I've lived in Chowchilla for around a year so far. I think the city is nice, even if I expected more out of the experience. I know being so close to Clovis is okay, but I don't…[read more]
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  • Livingston, CA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 13,703
  • If you'll be in the Livingston area soon, there are plenty of things that you and your loved ones can do to make the trip more exciting. There are several great places to eat in the area, such as…[read more]
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  • Denair, CA
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.5km away
  • Population: 4,771
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  • Bear Creek, CA
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.4km away
  • Population: 112
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  • McSwain, CA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 4,397
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  • Planada, CA
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 4,499
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  • Le Grand, CA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 1,721
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  • Delhi, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 10,968
  • Living in Delhi, CA is similar to living in the past. The economy has little to no growth. Employment is at an all-time low; in addition, the jobs in Delhi are mainly agriculturally focused. The pace of…[read more]
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  • Winton, CA
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 11,309
  • If there were a single nice thing to be said about living in Winton, California I would have been able to say it, considering that I have lived here for 21 years. Sadly, there's nothing to give a…[read more]
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  • Franklin, CA
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.4km away
  • Population: 7,586
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  • Snelling, CA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 131
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  • Cressey, CA
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 331
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  • Franklin CDP (Sacramento County), CA
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.4km away
  • Population: 106
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  • Fairmead, CA
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 1,986
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  • Ballico, CA
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 318
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  • Dos Palos Y, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 206

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

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