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Best Places To Live In Valley Center, CA

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  • Valley Center, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 9,783
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Solana Beach, CA
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 13,312
  • I've lived in Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Hermosa Beach, Venice Beach, San Luis Obispo Encinitas & Carlsbad SO i've been around! Solana Beach has a down to earth vide, art scene, big events, variety of…[read more]
84
  • Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 6,860
84
  • Del Mar, CA
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 4,312
82
  • North City, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 12,743
82
  • Encinitas, CA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 62,160
  • Stopping in Encinitas on a trip a year or so ago, I was amazed at how much the city offered in terms of sports - especially water sports. The residents of Encinitas focus on one main form of recreation…[read more]
81
  • Sabre Springs, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 19.7mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 14,559
80
  • Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 63,341
80
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 112,008
  • We have lived in Carlsbad for 10 years and it is the best place we have ever lived. Neighborhoods are safe, beaches are beautiful, schools are top notch. The downtown area is so nice. It is expensive…[read more]
78
  • Rancho Bernadino, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 14.2mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 44,185
75
  • San Marcos, CA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 91,479
  • I moved to the beautiful town of San Marcos, California just about six years ago. I first went there to attend the California State University San Marcos. My first encounter, therefore, of San Marcos was…[read more]
75
  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 2,763
74
  • Temecula, CA
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 108,965
  • My experience with Photo Works Temecula has been awesome. I have had several wedding pictures edited by them and they do a great job. If it did not turn out exactly how I wanted, they will fix it…[read more]
74
  • Poway, CA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 49,675
  • I live in Poway, California, and love it. Poway offers beautiful scenery as well as natural and many fun things to do. One of Poway's biggest attractions is the Old Poway Park. Here, you can see what…[read more]
72
  • Carmel Mountain, San Diego, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 9,581
71
  • Fairbanks Ranch, CA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 2,864
70
  • Lake San Marcos, CA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 4,529
69
  • Hidden Meadows, CA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 3,648
68
  • Bonsall, CA
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 4,294
67
  • San Diego Country Estates, CA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 10,547
  • I love living in the San Diego Country Estates! There really is no place else on earth like it. The community is strong, it's like one great big family with a great economy, awesome schools and plenty of…[read more]
67
  • Escondido, CA
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 149,912
  • Ever since the first time I visited California, I had a good impression and after visiting the wonderful city of Escondido I can still say the same! Escondido is a beautiful city which blends modern…[read more]
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  • Ramona, CA
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.5km away
  • Population: 22,346
  • Ramona is a small city as far as Southern California cities go, having a population just over 20,000. However, you would never know this when visiting because it is located in San Diego county which is a…[read more]
64
  • Pala, CA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 1,006
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  • Vista, CA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.3km away
  • Population: 98,560
  • So vista is a safe city to live in and it's not a "Hood" like wannabe "thugs" say it. Is theirs some gunshots from time to time, but overall it's pretty cool and there is some soccer fields that are good…[read more]
62
  • Camp Pendleton North, CA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 7,885
62
  • Lake Riverside, CA
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 1,069
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  • Rainbow, CA
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Fallbrook, CA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 31,771
  • I'm lucky to be living here in Fallbrook with my boyfriend and our 2 weimaraners. It's a small, charming little town, somewhat cut off from the rest of San Diego county. As the saying goes, "you don't…[read more]
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  • Aguanga, CA
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 673

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

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