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Best Places To Live Near Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,372
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Mission Canyon, CA
  • City: 3.3mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 2,769
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  • Montecito, CA
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 9,193
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  • Goleta, CA
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 30,671
  • If you have ever wanted to live by the ocean, by the mountains, far from the city yet close to the city, in a small town but not too small of a town, in warm weather yet close to snowboarding, then…[read more]
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  • Toro Canyon, CA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 1,714
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  • Summerland, CA
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 1,146
69
  • Carpinteria, CA
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 13,553
  • Having been a Carp resident for 4 years, its still the nicest place of the many different places I've lived, and I never thought Alameda CA or Irvine would drop below the #1 spot. What I love about it is…[read more]
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  • Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 5,327
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  • Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 14,832
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  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • City: 0.6mi / 1.0km away
  • Population: 90,922
  • We moved here in 2001 and at the time I found people neighborly and down to earth, never locked our car or house doors, and while housing prices, gas, rents and taxes were on the high side, it was "just"…[read more]
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  • Westside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 0.8mi / 1.3km away
  • Population: 16,009
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  • Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.6km away
  • Population: 10,899
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  • Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 1.6mi / 2.6km away
  • Population: 19,688
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  • Riviera, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 7,767
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  • Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 2,410
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  • Isla Vista, CA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 27,179
  • Borne of necessity when UC Santa Barbara came to town in the mid 1950's. Isla Vista went from ocean-proximate farm land to a student "town" in the space of about 10 years, with the vast majority of…[read more]

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

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