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Best Places To Live Near Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

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  • Chinatown, San Francisco, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,136
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.4km 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]
87
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper…[read more]
86
  • San Anselmo, CA
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 12,623
  • San Anselmo, California is a industrial urban town of more than 12,000 residents. The cost of living is expensive, however the quality of homes are worth the pay. The job market here is blooming, jobs…[read more]
86
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 6,190
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  • Hillsborough, CA
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • 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
  • Larkspur, CA
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.5km away
  • Population: 12,268
  • Larkspur, California is the best place to call home in the entire state! We have a great community full of friendly people. There are several different things to do here, the weather is spectacular, and…[read more]
85
  • Ross, CA
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 2,381
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  • Saranap, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 6,211
85
  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 10,605
  • Imagine finding a town with all the beauty that California has to offer, great people who are more than just neighbors and friend, a solid economy with an active job force, great schools to educate your…[read more]
84
  • Kensington, CA
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 5,602
84
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 1,863
84
  • Foster City, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • 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
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • 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
  • Fairfax, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 7,598
83
  • Belvedere, CA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 2,017
83
  • Tiburon, CA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 9,170
82
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 9,694
82
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 2,280
82
  • Millbrae, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Moss Beach, CA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 3,706
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  • Belmont, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.6km away
  • 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
  • Strawberry, CA
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 5,689
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  • Orinda, CA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km 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]
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  • Piedmont, CA
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km 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]
81
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 5,996
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  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 4,011
80
  • Kentfield, CA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 6,907
80
  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 116
80
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 7,067
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  • Port Costa, CA
  • City: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 228
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 1,954
79
  • Albany, CA
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.3km away
  • 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]
79
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 1,000
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  • Sausalito, CA
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 7,115
  • Earlier this year I took a big leap and moved out of my beloved San Francisco to Sausalito. I had always like visiting Sausalito on the weekends but the idea of living in a small town (village) was a bit…[read more]
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  • Moraga, CA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km 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]
79
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • Neighborhood: 25.1mi / 40.3km away
  • Population: 16,634
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 3,273
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  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 3,595
78
  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 36,055
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 1,473
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  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 1,751
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  • Martinez, CA
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 2,275
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  • Lincoln Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Benicia, CA
  • City: 23.6mi / 37.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Pacifica, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Alameda, CA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • 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]
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  • North Central, San Mateo, CA
  • Neighborhood: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 19,262
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  • Alto, CA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 649
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  • Woodminster, Oakland, CA
  • Neighborhood: 12.0mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 1,530

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

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