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Best Places To Live In Pleasant Hill, CA

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  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 34,395
  • I love Pleasant Hill! On my off days, I'm usually enjoying a cool drink or checking out the news while catching a relaxing breeze in Gregory Gardens, Grayson Woods, Poests Corner, and El Dorado Park.,…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Port Costa, CA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 228
85
  • Lafayette, CA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
84
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • 2.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,190
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
83
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
83
  • Danville, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
82
  • Pleasanton, CA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77,046
  • I used to live here for few years. At first I thought it was quiet and peaceful. The city was clean and I had all shopping centers nearby. But the whole place's attitude changed once the recession set in…[read more]
82
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,280
82
  • Dublin, CA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • 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]
82
  • Kensington, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,602
82
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 11.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,996
81
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • 11.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • North Gate, CA
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 465
81
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
80
  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,954
80
  • Saranap, CA
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,211
80
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,863
80
  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • 10.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,273
80
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,123
79
  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • 11.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,473
79
  • Orinda, CA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
79
  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,751
79
  • Alamo, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
78
  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • 1.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,595
78
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,568
  • I've lived close to Walnut Creek, located in the San Francisco East Bay, for most of my life. The city has a Mediterranean climate--moist, cool winters and dry, hot summers. Granted, it is more of a…[read more]
78
  • San Miguel, CA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,214
78
  • Albany, CA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
78
  • Woodminster, Oakland, CA
  • 12 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,530
78
  • Moraga, CA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
77
  • Blackhawk, CA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,468
77
  • Oakmore, Oakland, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,022
76
  • Martinez, CA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,544
  • I've lived in Martinez for over 20 years and Pleasant Hill for 15 years. What I like about living in historical downtown Martinez are the old custom homes, and the proximity to the water and the weather…[read more]
76
  • Benicia, CA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
76
  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 907
76
  • Camino Tassajara, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,456
76
  • Castle Hill, CA
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
76
  • Claremont, Oakland, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,097
75
  • Clayton, CA
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,655
  • Clayton is an average sized suburb of San Francisco housing approximately eleven thousand residents. This is an extremely respected neighborhood for many reasons, one of which includes the fact that is a…[read more]
75
  • Alameda, CA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77,409
  • From a beautiful golf course to a indoor mini golf course miniature of the Bay Area, to bowling alley, and two antique arcades. The best little shopping area in SF Bay. Great restaurants and street…[read more]
75
  • Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 681
75
  • Pacheco, CA
  • 2.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,059
74
  • Norris Canyon, CA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,046
74
  • Livermore, CA
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 86,493
  • Livermore. Police And the Fire. Dept Are very quick to Respond. ..... Livermore has a lot of different events for different age groups. Livermore has many wineries to visit some with Restaurants and…[read more]
74
  • Lincoln Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,445
  • It gets more comfortable and safer as you get up the hill in Dimond and into Lincoln Highlands, and you even start to see great views of the city the further up you get. Although it is a bit secluded,…[read more]
74
  • Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,819
74
  • North Beach, San Francisco, CA
  • 20.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,601
74
  • Piedmont Pines, Oakland, CA
  • 11.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,892
73
  • Hercules, CA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,011
  • I live in Hercules, CA and I look forward to each day here. Hercules was named after the Hercules Powder Company, which used to own the land as part of their factory. We are a bedroom community, situated…[read more]
73
  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 22.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,716
73
  • Piedmont, Oakland, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,992

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

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