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Best Places To Live In Pleasanton, CA

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  • Pleasanton, CA
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Lafayette, CA
  • 20.2 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
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,190
84
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • 21.9 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
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • 21.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,564
83
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 9.4 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
  • 11.1 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]
83
  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,437
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  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 22 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,410
83
  • Atherton, CA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,127
82
  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,452
82
  • Weibel, Fremont, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,568
82
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,280
82
  • Dublin, CA
  • 3.8 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
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 22.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,996
82
  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 20.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,403
81
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • 21.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,831
81
  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,583
81
  • North Gate, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 465
81
  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • 23.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,830
81
  • Mountain View, CA
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78,827
  • Living in Mountain View is absolutely incredible thanks to its central location in California as well as being home to America's bright technological future. As a software engineer, I am passionate about…[read more]
81
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
81
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 149,596
  • We can easily earn some knowledge about this city through google by watching Wikipedia and can communicate smoothly by Yahoo Mail. Thanks to Yahoo…[read more]
81
  • Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,530
80
  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • 21.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,954
80
  • Saranap, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,211
80
  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 811
80
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,863
80
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
80
  • Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
  • 21.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 953
80
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • 12 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,634
80
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,477
80
  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • 22 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,273
80
  • Fremont, CA
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
80
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,123
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • 22.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,473
79
  • Parkmont, Fremont, CA
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,979
79
  • Orinda, CA
  • 21.6 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]
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  • Barron Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 22.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,098
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  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • 23.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,751
79
  • Stanford, CA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,926
  • I've been living in Stanford for the last 6 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere but the upper class, upper-scale amenities and highly educated neighbors and friends I've developed over my…[read more]
79
  • Alamo, CA
  • 14.8 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]
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  • Green Acres, Palo Alto, CA
  • 22.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,487
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  • Southgate, Palo Alto, CA
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 359
78
  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,595
78
  • Cameron Hills, Fremont, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,161
78
  • Triple El, Palo Alto, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 511
78
  • Blacow, Fremont, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,155
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  • Warm Springs, Fremont, CA
  • 13.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,154

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

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