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2022 Best Suburbs to Live in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. #2 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Mountain View

    Town in California,

    129 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Mountain View with my whole heart! I have grown up here my whole life, and it hasn't failed to provide fun, jobs, sense of community, and trust. They have such fun and welcoming holiday events....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 81,656,

  2. #13 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Ramon

    Town in California,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived here in San Ramon since 1995. My wife and I raised our children here after moving from Vallejo. The school system was great at the time and children have all graduated from Cal High and...Crime was nearly non-existent when we moved here, but the new Next Door app indicates that there is more crime than meets the eye. Petty theft, car break ins and package theft are now commonplace. ...Jobs? There is Bishop Ranch where many businesses flourish. Chevron, Bank of the West, 24 Hour Fitness, Toyota and more. Not everyone will find a job here and so that makes San Ramon a sort of...Housing: Once upon a time, you could buy a house on the cheap if you bought long ago, think 1990's and then the recession. That no longer exists and housing is EXPENSIVE! My home increased...Love it!.

    Read 217 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 75,648,

  3. #15 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Pleasanton

    Town in California,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My family and I moved here about twelve years ago, and we have had a great experience! Pleasanton has a very homey feel to it, and I'm super glad we chose to reside here. I go to a great school....

    Read 151 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 81,717,

  4. #16 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Anselmo

    Suburb of San Francisco, CA,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says San Anselmo is a quiet but expensive town located only a short distance from San Francisco. There is a very low unemployment rate (4-5% as of 2019) and being as its only 15 miles from San Francisco...The people here are amazing, and the town itself is bustling with local consumers spending their money in local shops. There are no walmarts, or targets so you don't see a lot of homeless people, and...Growing up in Yosemite, I didn't think there was ever going to be a place I could appreciate and call home. Then I found and fell in love with San Anselmo and now I never want to live anywhere else!.

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,525,

  5. #21 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Saratoga

    Suburb of San Jose, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Saratoga is like a bubble. Inside this bubble is a picturesque, wealthy, and highly educated community. While my school community is extremely competitive, this urges me to improve from my past...But, the bubble of Saratoga has its negatives. People are too much attached to material items like their electronic devices. This is a result of the fact that many people fail to pay attention to...But, crime is uncommon in this city, so I feel safe here. Mountains surround this city, so I am connected to nature here. Silence runs throughout this city, so I am at peace here. Saratoga is my home..

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 30,697,

  6. #22 Best Suburbs to Live in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Belmont

    Suburb of San Francisco, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall, living in Belmont has been great. It is a great get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities like San Francisco or LA. And if you grow tired of the slow life, it's only a 30-40 minute....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 27,097,