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Best Places To Live In Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA

  • Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 14,832
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Montecito, CA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,193
  • Mission Canyon, CA
  • 1.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,769
  • Summerland, CA
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,146
  • Goleta, CA
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
  • Toro Canyon, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,714
  • Las Positas, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,327
  • Mesa, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,372
  • Waterfront, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,410
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 90,922
  • Santa Barbara is a city most well known because it is the home of Shawn Spencer on TV's Psych. However, Santa Barbara is also a lovely beach community that sits in the countryside outside Los Angeles.
  • Carpinteria, CA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
  • Westside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,009
  • Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,688
  • Eastside, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,899
  • Isla Vista, CA
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,179
  • Living in Isla Vista, La can be challenging, but has some advantages worth getting used to. First off, the weather in the city is amazing. I love the fact that winter weathers fail to reach anything
  • Riviera, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,767

Listed above are the best places to live in Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA for 2019. 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 - Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, followed by the best places to live near Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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