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Best Places To Live In Pismo Beach, CA

  • Pismo Beach, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 7,984
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score72
  • Avila Beach, CA
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
  • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,842
  • I feel like living in Arroyo Grande is a dream come true for me and my family. Not only do you get to experience this amazing California lifestyle, you get it all in a small city platform. Only issue…[read more]
  • Morro Bay, CA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,519
  • Living in Morro Bay, CA was one of the greatest experiences I ever had. I was able to see a lot and do a lot. I stayed here for a very short time, however due to the beautiful coastal scenery, I was able…[read more]
  • Los Berros, CA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 718
  • Garden Farms, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 312
  • Grover Beach, CA
  • 1.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,484
  • Lived there many years ago when it was called Grover City, small town atmosphere, not much to do there, we would go to Arroyo Grande for shopping. My Dad worked at the San Luis Obispo prison as a guard…[read more]
  • Los Ranchos, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,630
  • Woodlands, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075
  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,716
  • In my early thirties, my family and I moved to San Luis Obispo, CA. We lived on Foothill Blvd. for just over 5 years. While we loved the city, we felt we were just a little too close to the college. I…[read more]
  • Callender, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,814
  • Los Osos, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,603
  • I truly loved living here in Los Osos, CA. This city is considered within the Bay Area, CA what I am use to, which is the city life. I am from the heart of the Bay Area, CA, so I know quality when I see…[read more]
  • Edna, CA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 210
  • Blacklake, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 895
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 103,642
  • Do not let these people fool you, Santa Maria is one of the most dangerous cities on the Central Coast. If you like discount junk stores, Mexican markets, you are forced to shop online. They are 1,000% a…[read more]
  • Guadalupe, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,252
  • Santa Margarita, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,346
  • Garey, CA
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 212
  • Orcutt, CA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,109
  • I’ve lived in Orcutt for around two years now and it’s a really nice small town. There’s nothing to worry about when kids are playing in the yard. Neighbors look out for one another and the community is…[read more]
  • Nipomo, CA
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,456
  • Living in Nipomo, CA for a short period of time was really nice. I did not stay long, but I stayed long enough to learn a bit about the city. This city was very small than over the years grew in…[read more]
  • Oceano, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,262
  • Sisquoc, CA
  • 27.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 264

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

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