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Best Places To Live Near Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA

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  • Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 39,559
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Del Mar, CA
  • City: 3.8mi / 6.1km away
  • Population: 4,312
87
  • Solana Beach, CA
  • City: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 13,312
  • I've lived in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Hermosa Beach, Venice Beach, San Luis Obispo Encinitas & Carlsbad SO i've been around! Solana Beach has a down to earth vide, art scene, big events, variety of…[read more]
84
  • Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 6,860
84
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 29,356
  • La Jolla is like the Beverly Hills of San Diego. If you aren't a Doctor, or don't make upwards of 70k a year, you probably won't be very comfortable here. Talk about expensive. The beaches are amazing,…[read more]
83
  • Encinitas, CA
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 62,160
  • Stopping in Encinitas on a trip a year or so ago, I was amazed at how much the city offered in terms of sports - especially water sports. The residents of Encinitas focus on one main form of recreation…[read more]
82
  • North City, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.3mi / 3.7km away
  • Population: 12,743
81
  • Del Cerro, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 6,238
81
  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 2,763
81
  • Sabre Springs, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.8mi / 11.0km away
  • Population: 14,559
81
  • Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 63,341
80
  • Coronado, CA
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 24,852
  • it VERY BAD because people there are mean and restaurants had horrible customer service also the beach is uncomfortable and the housing is very expense and i dont like…[read more]
80
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 112,008
  • We have lived in Carlsbad for 10 years and it is the best place we have ever lived. Neighborhoods are safe, beaches are beautiful, schools are top notch. The downtown area is so nice. It is expensive…[read more]
80
  • Granite Hills, CA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 3,071
79
  • Wooded Area, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 7,369
79
  • La Jolla Village, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.5mi / 8.8km away
  • Population: 6,108
79
  • Mira Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.2mi / 6.8km away
  • Population: 71,228
  • I have lived in Mira Mesa for ten years. I moved to Mira Mesa from Twenty-nine Palms, California. Mira Mesa is near San Diego. It is bordered by Interstate 15, Interstate 805 on the Los Penasquitos…[read more]
78
  • Eastlake Woods, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.8mi / 39.8km away
  • Population: 1,986
78
  • San Carlos, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 14,460
78
  • Rancho Bernadino, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 44,185
78
  • University City, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 50,132
76
  • Bay Park, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 16,187
76
  • San Marcos, CA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 91,479
  • I moved to the beautiful town of San Marcos, California just about six years ago. I first went there to attend the California State University San Marcos. My first encounter, therefore, of San Marcos was…[read more]
75
  • Golf Course, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Santee, CA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 56,839
  • Having lived in Santee, CA, I can tell you that it's not a tourist town, but there are definitely some great things to do. With only about 53,000 people, the city of Santee has a nice small town feel to…[read more]
74
  • Bonita Long Canyon, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 22.6mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 2,819
72
  • La Mesa, CA
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 59,125
  • I'm a San Diego native and I always enjoyed going to La Mesa, its such a quaint area. Cosmos Cafe is probably my all time favorite coffee shop and I really miss it after moving away from the city. Out of…[read more]
72
  • Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 1,083
72
  • Poway, CA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 49,675
  • I live in Poway, California, and love it. Poway offers beautiful scenery as well as natural and many fun things to do. One of Poway's biggest attractions is the Old Poway Park. Here, you can see what…[read more]
72
  • Serra Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 29,095
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  • Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 36,364
72
  • Carmel Mountain, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.9mi / 12.6km away
  • Population: 9,581
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  • Clairemont Mesa, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 38,765
  • Clairemont is a wonderful place to live, work and play. It is located about 15 minutes from almost everywhere but with lots of shopping and great restaurants in our community there is often time little…[read more]
71
  • Miramar, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 2,024
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  • Marina, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 4,435
  • Marina district in downtown is one of the most beautiful and desirable neighborhoods. Marina extends from Seaport Village and the Embarcadero to Horton Plaza and the Gaslamp District. It contains…[read more]
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  • Bay Ho, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 12,154
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  • Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 31,770
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  • Fairbanks Ranch, CA
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 2,864
70
  • Loma Portal, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 22,946
70
  • Fenton St, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.1mi / 38.8km away
  • Population: 1,476
70
  • Allied Gardens, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 8,906
70
  • Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 2,533
70
  • Lake Murray, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 20,476
70
  • Bonita, CA
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 12,885
  • Living in Bonita, CA was one of my most greatest experiences I ever had. There are so many different things to choose from to do. There are plenty of recreation and activities to attend to. This city is…[read more]
70
  • Lake San Marcos, CA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 4,529
69
  • East Lake, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.5km away
  • Population: 5,839
69
  • Hidden Meadows, CA
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 3,648
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  • San Diego, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 1,374,812
  • This city is far worse than San Francisco in all ways and I have lived in both. It is very poor on crime. There is a lot of illicit drug use and forced sex across all races. Do not use this areas…[read more]
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  • Yosemite Dr, Chula Vista, CA
  • Neighborhood: 24.5mi / 39.5km away
  • Population: 416
69
  • Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 2,072
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  • North Clairemont, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 15,282

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

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