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Best Places To Live In San Carlos, CA

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  • San Carlos, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 29,596
  • San Carlos is a small town - but it’s a nice one. There isn’t much going on when it comes to nightlife, which is why you’d need to head into San Francisco if you wanted anything to do with that (and…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Los Altos, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,238
  • I grew up in Los Altos and spent a lot of my time walking around the town and finding out the "secrets" of the town. Los Altos is a sleepy old town with lots of history, but it is sleepy for sure: there…[read more]
87
  • Saratoga, CA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,830
  • I grew up in Saratoga. Unlike many of the people I grew up with, I stayed. There is definitely a bit of a sleepy small town feeling here, but I personally find it enchanting. I delight in seeing the main…[read more]
86
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • 25.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,491
  • My husband and I moved here with our two sons in 2000. We came from West San Jose. Our WSJ home had Cupertino schools, but ZERO charm. So the schools were a HUGE draw for us. We love the friendly "small…[read more]
86
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 25.2 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]
86
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,312
  • I’ve lived in Hillsborough for 10 years. The cost of living is extremely expensive in Hillsbourough, but the low crime rates and safe neighborhoods make it well worth it in my mind. The weather is…[read more]
85
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 7.7 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]
85
  • Cupertino, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,297
  • My husband and I lived in Cupertino for five years while my husband had a job in the area. Since then, we have moved to another part of the country and miss some of the features Cupertino has to offer.…[read more]
84
  • Dublin, CA
  • 23.1 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]
84
  • Foster City, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,967
  • Foster City is a good city. It has good parks, it is very safe and it's very diverse. But there are problems with it. There really is nothing to do here in Foster City. It's just a bunch of parks and…[read more]
84
  • Burlingame, CA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,118
  • I've found my forever city in Burlingame, CA! I'm coming up on my 4th year living in Burlingame, and I couldn't be happier. We get great weather all year round, and are close to everything we could…[read more]
84
  • Weibel, Fremont, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,568
83
  • Mountain View, CA
  • 12.2 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]
83
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • 8.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,477
83
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,376
83
  • Cameron Hills, Fremont, CA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,161
82
  • Monte Sereno, CA
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,514
82
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • 7.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,564
82
  • Warm Springs, Fremont, CA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,154
82
  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,452
82
  • Millbrae, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,522
  • The title says it all,predominantly an Asian community which explains the low crime rate and staggering property values pricing out the majority and the air port 8 minutes…[read more]
82
  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • 8.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,437
82
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 9.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,410
82
  • Moss Beach, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,706
81
  • Belmont, CA
  • 2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,918
  • I live in Belmont, CA and I really enjoy this progressive city. Home to Oracle, many residents of Belmont work there. Belmont has great parks and one of the few surviving buildings of from the…[read more]
81
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 5.5 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]
81
  • Cambrian Park, CA
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,259
80
  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,403
80
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 15.2 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]
80
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • 5.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,067
80
  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,831
80
  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,583
80
  • Stanford, CA
  • 7.2 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]
80
  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
  • West San Jose, San Jose, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 99,862
  • I currently reside in San Jose, California. I have been here for about 2 years. There are many great things about this area. One is of course the shopping. There are plenty of places to find whatever you…[read more]
79
  • Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA
  • 8.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,530
79
  • Blacow, Fremont, CA
  • 16.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,155
79
  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 811
79
  • Fremont, CA
  • 15.7 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]
79
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • 12.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,634
78
  • Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 953
78
  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • 23.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,055
78
  • Woodside, CA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,496
78
  • Parkmont, Fremont, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,979
77
  • Barron Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,098
77
  • Green Acres, Palo Alto, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,487
77
  • Alameda, CA
  • 17 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]
77
  • Southgate, Palo Alto, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 359
77
  • Pacifica, CA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,844
  • I love living in Pacifica. It's a small city just south of San Francisco so there is always a ton of things I can do. The downside is that the cost of living is pretty high, but it's totally worth it.…[read more]
76
  • North Central, San Mateo, CA
  • 6.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,262
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  • Hayward Highland, Hayward, CA
  • 16.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,445

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

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