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Best Places To Live Near Grand Lake, Oakland, CA

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  • Grand Lake, Oakland, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,102
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 25,381
  • Lafayette is an incredible small city across the bay from San Francisco. It is tucked in between many small parks that are very fun to spend time in, no matter what time of year it is. The Lafayette…[read more]
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  • Mill Valley, CA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper…[read more]
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  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • Population: 5,583
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  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 6,190
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  • San Anselmo, CA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 12,623
  • San Anselmo, California is a industrial urban town of more than 12,000 residents. The cost of living is expensive, however the quality of homes are worth the pay. The job market here is blooming, jobs…[read more]
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  • Ross, CA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 2,381
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  • Hillsborough, CA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 11,312
  • I’ve lived in Hillsborough for 10 years. The cost of living is extremely expensive in Hillsbourough, but the low crime rates and safe neighborhoods make it well worth it in my mind. The weather is…[read more]
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  • San Ramon, CA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 74,366
  • And a San Ramon native I for one can vouch for the fact that it is single-handedly one of the most beautiful places in the Bay. With a very mild climate and beautiful atmosphere, San Ramon is also a…[read more]
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  • Danville, CA
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 43,758
  • I lived in Danville California for the better part of my childhood, and I still travel there to visit my parents and grandparents during holidays. The city is a very calm place, and in my opinion a great…[read more]
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  • Larkspur, CA
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 12,268
  • Larkspur, California is the best place to call home in the entire state! We have a great community full of friendly people. There are several different things to do here, the weather is spectacular, and…[read more]
85
  • Saranap, CA
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 6,211
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  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 10,605
  • Imagine finding a town with all the beauty that California has to offer, great people who are more than just neighbors and friend, a solid economy with an active job force, great schools to educate your…[read more]
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  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.4mi / 40.9km away
  • Population: 7,452
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  • Dublin, CA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 54,523
  • I have lived near Dublin, California in the East Bay Area for several years and it is an absolutely lovely place to live, if you have the money of course. Dublin is a very expensive part of the East Bay…[read more]
84
  • Kensington, CA
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.8km away
  • Population: 5,602
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  • Fairfax, CA
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 7,598
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  • Foster City, CA
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 32,967
  • Foster City is a good city. It has good parks, it is very safe and it's very diverse. But there are problems with it. There really is nothing to do here in Foster City. It's just a bunch of parks and…[read more]
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  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 9,170
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  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 1,863
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  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 1.1mi / 1.8km away
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.3mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 1,473
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  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 2,017
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  • Corte Madera, CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 9,694
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  • Alamo, CA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 16,078
  • I've lived all over the beautiful state of California and I can honestly say that Alamo is one of the best areas in the whole state to call home. Living in Alamo (a suburb of San Francisco Bay/East Bay)…[read more]
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  • Burlingame, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.1km away
  • Population: 30,118
  • I've found my forever city in Burlingame, CA! I'm coming up on my 4th year living in Burlingame, and I couldn't be happier. We get great weather all year round, and are close to everything we could…[read more]
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  • Millbrae, CA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 22,522
  • The title says it all,predominantly an Asian community which explains the low crime rate and staggering property values pricing out the majority and the air port 8 minutes…[read more]
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  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 1.2mi / 2.0km away
  • Population: 2,280
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  • Strawberry, CA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 5,689
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  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 7,067
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  • Kentfield, CA
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 6,907
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  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 116
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  • Orinda, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 18,936
  • I guess if you are 55+ years old, this quiet little town is fine for you. I would not recommend it to younger folks. After 8 PM the whole town seems to fall asleep. Even nearby Moraga has more going…[read more]
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 1.9mi / 3.1km away
  • Population: 5,996
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  • Port Costa, CA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 228
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  • Fremont, CA
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 227,934
  • I have lived in Fremont since the 1970's, and have seen so many changes since then. If you're a young outgoing person, you will probably find Fremont painfully boring. On the other hand, it's a good…[read more]
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  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.3mi / 3.7km away
  • Population: 4,011
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  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • City: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • Population: 1,000
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  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 16,634
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.3mi / 5.3km away
  • Population: 1,954
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  • Niles, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 7,387
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  • Moraga, CA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 16,977
  • I have lived in Moraga, CA for a couple of years now and it is a wonderful place to create a life for yourself. The city has access to all of the fun of the San Francisco bay area without the hustle and…[read more]
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  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 907
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  • Parkmont, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.8mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 6,979
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  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 3,595
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  • Benicia, CA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 27,780
  • What Inlove about Benicia is it’s not as an Francisco or Sacramento. It’s a nice small town with a lot to offer, and right of the back I would recommend for any family of any size. It was great growing…[read more]
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  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 36,055
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  • Albany, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 19,420
  • Living near San Francisco can have its perks, you know. A small town like Albany gives you so much flexibility when it comes to where you want to work, send your kids to school, and where you like to…[read more]
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  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.3km away
  • Population: 1,123
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 3,273
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  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 2,275

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

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