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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 Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km 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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  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 6,190
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  • Danville, CA
  • City: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • 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]
86
  • San Ramon, CA
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • 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]
86
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 5,996
85
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.0mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 16,634
85
  • Saranap, CA
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 6,211
85
  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.3mi / 13.3km away
  • Population: 5,583
85
  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.9mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 7,452
84
  • Weibel, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 4,568
84
  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • 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]
84
  • Dublin, CA
  • City: 3.8mi / 6.2km away
  • 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]
83
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 1,863
83
  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 1,473
83
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: 1,477
83
  • Cameron Hills, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.4mi / 16.7km away
  • Population: 4,161
82
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km 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]
82
  • Warm Springs, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 10,154
82
  • Mountain View, CA
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • 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]
82
  • Alamo, CA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • 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]
81
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • Population: 2,280
81
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: 3,564
81
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • Stanford, CA
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.8km away
  • 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]
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  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 10,437
80
  • Orinda, CA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • 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]
80
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km 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]
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  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.5km 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]
79
  • Blacow, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 8,155
79
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 1,000
79
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 2,410
79
  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 1,954
79
  • Niles, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.8mi / 12.6km away
  • Population: 7,387
79
  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.7mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 2,403
79
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • 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]
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  • Moraga, CA
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 907
78
  • Parkmont, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 6,979
78
  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 3,595
78
  • Mission Hills, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 1,937
78
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,123
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 3,273
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  • Fremont, CA
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.3km away
  • 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]
78
  • Atherton, CA
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 7,127
77
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • 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]
77
  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 1,751
77
  • Livermore, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • 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]
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  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 3,831
77
  • Milpitas, CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 73,447
  • If you are looking for a quiet vacation that offers beautiful scenic views Milpitas, California is the best place for you to vacation. There is a large park nestled in the foothills that offers an…[read more]
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  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • Population: 811

Listed above are the best places to live in Pleasanton, CA for 2021. 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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