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Best Places To Live In Pacifica, CA

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  • Pacifica, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 38,844
  • I love living in Pacifica. It's a small city just south of San Francisco so there is always a ton of things I can do. The downside is that the cost of living is pretty high, but it's totally worth it.…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 27.7mi / 44.6km 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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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: 5,996
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  • San Carlos, CA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 29,596
  • San Carlos is a small town - but it’s a nice one. There isn’t much going on when it comes to nightlife, which is why you’d need to head into San Francisco if you wanted anything to do with that (and…[read more]
85
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.8km 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]
84
  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km 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]
84
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 1,863
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 1,473
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  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 2,410
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  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.7mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 2,280
83
  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 2,017
82
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • City: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 8,376
82
  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.2mi / 16.4km away
  • Population: 7,538
82
  • Sausalito, CA
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 7,115
  • Earlier this year I took a big leap and moved out of my beloved San Francisco to Sausalito. I had always like visiting Sausalito on the weekends but the idea of living in a small town (village) was a bit…[read more]
82
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.3km away
  • Population: 1,477
82
  • Moss Beach, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 3,706
81
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 33,319
  • I lived in Menlo Park for approximately one year. While living in Menlo Park, two things always come to mind when I look back at my experience living there: peace and tranquility. When you walk or drive…[read more]
81
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 7,067
81
  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 9,170
81
  • San Mateo Park, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.7mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 2,581
81
  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 116
81
  • Burlingame, CA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km 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]
80
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 4,011
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  • Palo Alto, CA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: 66,649
  • I have visited Palo Alto twice for business in recent years. I have found it to be a fun trip each time. It has many things to offer for entertainment and fun. One of my favorite places to go to is…[read more]
80
  • Millbrae, CA
  • City: 4.2mi / 6.7km 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]
80
  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 19,716
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  • Strawberry, CA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 5,689
80
  • Foster City, CA
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km 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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  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 3,830
  • The area has two great schools (Las Lomitas Elementary and La Entrada Middle School are actually a separate school district from the rest of Menlo Park) so in that respect it is family friendly. People…[read more]
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  • Albany, CA
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.5km 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]

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

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