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2022 Best Counties to Live in California

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  1. #7 Best Counties to Live in California.

    San Diego County

    County in California,

    1268 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says San Diego is my home, and I never plan to leave. We are known for our perfect weather, but there is so much more to us. Our culture is like none other. The people are so diverse and friendly. The mix...As if those weren’t enough options to live here, we have even more. Skydiving, hot air balloon rides, the Del Mar Fair, designer stores and outlet malls, kayaking, the list is endless. You can even...San Diego is family friendly, young adult friendly with the nightlife, business friendly, and dog friendly too. It is not only my city, but like all the other residents here, it is my home..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 3,296,317,

  2. #9 Best Counties to Live in California.

    Sacramento County

    County in California,

    601 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sacramento is a great mid sized city. Commutes around the city are doable, not very congested. There are lots of trees and parks around Sacramento. As the Farm-to-fork capitol, there is lots of fresh....

    Read 601 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,571,767,

  3. #13 Best Counties to Live in California.

    Santa Barbara County

    County in California,

    139 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Everything about this area is absolutely wonderful. The weather is always great and the proximity to the ocean and mountains simultaneously allows for you to never be bored. Living in many places as....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 447,651,

  4. #15 Best Counties to Live in California.

    Ventura County

    County in California,

    67 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love how close this county is to the beach. No matter where you live it is a short/semi-short drive to the beach. The city Ventura has a very homey feel, and is kind of like a beach town out of the....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 845,255,

  5. #18 Best Counties to Live in California.

    Los Angeles County

    County in California,

    1148 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Amazing venues, great food, and great experience! I’ve always loved Los Angeles because it’s a city that never sleeps. You will always find something amazing to do here. Whether you were into music,....

    Read 1148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 10,019,635,

  6. Fresno County

    County in California,

    200 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Fresno California is a city that has become a true metroplex over the last ten years and includes all of Fresno & Madera Counties and cities including Clovis, Madera, the new Riverstone, the new hill....

    Read 200 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 1,003,150,

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