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Best Places To Live In Placerville, CA

  • Placerville, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,540
  • I've lived here for 42 years and whoever wrote that negative review doesn't know what they're talking about. The quality of life is great, low humidity, 4 definite...but not severe...seasons, great small…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Folsom, CA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,960
  • I can't wait to move here once I can afford it. It's got everything! Great schools, very low crime, the lake, the American river, camping, walking/biking trails, tons of trees, old timey feel but kept up…[read more]
  • El Dorado Hills, CA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,495
  • We have lived in El Dorado Hills for 15 years. I grew up in El Dorado County so I have seen many changes throughout the years. El Dorado Hills has grown exponentially since I moved back in 2001. A…[read more]
  • Volcano, CA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24
  • Granite Bay, CA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,840
  • I've been living in Granite Bay for a year now and I like living here a lot. It's a small town and as such doesn't have a lot to offer, but the cities natural beauty is more than enough for me. Granite…[read more]
  • Meadow Vista, CA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,214
  • Cold Springs CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 125
  • Cameron Park, CA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,201
  • I love living in Cameron Park, located in sunny California! There is always something fun to do here, the weather is perfect 99.9% of the time the people are friendly, and the economy here is booming…[read more]
  • Shingle Springs, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,323
  • Fiddletown, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 140
  • Newcastle, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,249
  • Auburn, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,858
  • Well most people commute for workthere are few jobs here. Auburns economy is mostly based on retired people which inflates housing costs. 70% of everyone you see will be blue, or grey haired. The…[read more]
  • Rancho Murieta, CA
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,507
  • Auburn Lake Trails, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,946
  • Front gate presentation and grounds from the '70's not updated in 30 years. Roads in disrepair. Front gate staff, office staff is rude to residents and their visitors. Amenities are aging, pool, barn…[read more]
  • Georgetown, CA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,354
  • Pollock Pines, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,053
  • North Auburn, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,622
  • North Auburn, CA is a small township in Placer County centered around Highway 80 and Highway 49. It is a bedroom community and I just love living here. It is in the lower mountains of the Sierra Nevada…[read more]
  • Coloma, CA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 852
  • Foresthill, CA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,229
  • Buying property was a horrendous investment. If you like living on a big dog pound with 24/7 barking dogs, this is the place for you. Don't be fooled by real estate agents that pay home owners to keep…[read more]
  • Camino, CA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,806
  • Buckhorn, CA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,725
  • Diamond Springs, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,002
  • Living in Diamond Springs reminds me of some of cities in California i try to avoid. Diamond Springs may have a great social atmosphere and a ton of activities to occupy the mind, but they don't have…[read more]
  • Cold Springs, CA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 684
  • Plymouth, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 961
  • River Pines, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 574
  • Grizzly Flats, CA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 846

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

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