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Best Places To Live In Santa Ynez, CA

  • Santa Ynez, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,468
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Buellton, CA
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,021
  • Los Olivos, CA
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 871
  • Goleta, CA
  • 18.5 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…[read more]
  • Solvang, CA
  • 3.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,552
  • Ballard, CA
  • 1.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 362
  • Garey, CA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 212
  • Orcutt, CA
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,109
  • I’ve lived in Orcutt for around two years now and it’s a really nice small town. There’s nothing to worry about when kids are playing in the yard. Neighbors look out for one another and the community is…[read more]
  • Mission Hills, CA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,616
  • Los Alamos, CA
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,351
  • Isla Vista, CA
  • 19.5 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…[read more]
  • Sisquoc, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 264

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

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