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Best Places To Live In Seaside, CA

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  • Seaside, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 34,120
  • Seaside is very expensive to live but it has a lot to offer. We have several places to shop, grab a bite to eat, take in the scenery, and more. I prefer to shop at the University Plaza Shopping Center on…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Pacific Grove, CA
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.2km away
  • Population: 15,546
  • I retired here to Pacific Grove, California 7 years ago and I love it here. This place offers me everything that I need to enjoy by leisurely days. The neighborhoods are quiet and the people are…[read more]
76
  • Del Monte Forest, CA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 4,819
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  • Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 3,852
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  • Marina, CA
  • City: 4.3mi / 6.9km away
  • Population: 20,816
  • I was born in Marina, California and lived there for six years. I still visit often and still remember places I visited when I was younger. Since my father served in the U.S. Army, we often visited Fort…[read more]
72
  • Monterey, CA
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 28,472
  • I've lived all around the U.S. (SE, NE, NW, SW) and also various locations in Europe, and can say definitively that this little piece of real estate on the CA central coast is the best weather anywhere!…[read more]
72
  • Moss Landing, CA
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 118
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  • Carmel Valley Village, CA
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 4,282
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  • Del Rey Oaks, CA
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 1,683
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  • Aromas, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 2,508
  • Country-Paradise-with-Ocean-Views. Custom-built-homes on wide-open-spaces, forested w/oak-trees/rolling-hills; Easy-commute-location-to-Silicon Valley-tech-center-jobs. Aromas has…[read more]
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  • San Juan Bautista, CA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 2,327
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  • Elkhorn, CA
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 1,091
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  • Boronda, CA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 1,381
60
  • Spreckels, CA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 745
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  • Pajaro, CA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 3,524
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  • Prunedale, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 19,628
  • While yes, it is beautiful, the cost of living is ridiculous. As current renters we've lived in the same house for the past 8 years, and pay $1300 monthly rent, which is an amazing deal. We also do our…[read more]
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  • Salinas, CA
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 155,889
  • I've lived here my entire life. Not a family friendly city. Absolutely nothing for kid's or teenagers to do. High gang activity. Multiple families in one dwelling do to high cost of living make…[read more]
53
  • Chualar, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 1,238
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  • Sand City, CA
  • City: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 301
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  • Castroville, CA
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.7km away
  • Population: 6,978
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  • Las Lomas, CA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 3,047

Listed above are the best places to live in Seaside, CA for 2022. 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 - Seaside, CA, followed by the best places to live near Seaside, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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