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  1. #4 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    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. #7 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    South Pasadena

    Suburb of Los Angeles, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love to take walks here because it is safe, the weather is fantastic, and there are so many trees! I love the cute shops on Mission and Fair Oak. Sometimes, the mansions here make you feel like...I have heard that locals are slightly racist towards Latinx people. I have not noticed it, but I can believe it. The stories I have heard about include rude looks and demeaning remarks. Latinx...South Pasadena's property values are partially due to the public schools. They are safe, and the students here usually do very well academically. However, the schools do not look after students'...Overall, the stores and the vibe of the town are great, but you might have trouble with the social structure..

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,661,

  3. #8 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    Irvine

    City in California,

    536 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says First and foremost, Irvine is a beautiful and clean city. Almost everywhere you go it is very well maintained and manicured. It's very organized and thought out. Of course, no city is 100% safe, but....

    Read 536 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 273,157,

  4. #24 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    San Marino

    Suburb of Los Angeles, CA,

    49 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says The only way to tell where Alhambra ends and San Marino begins is the color of the street signs because both cities are gorgeous. San Marino has ordinances that keep it very safe. The city has no....

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,194,

  5. #30 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    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,

  6. #33 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    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,

  7. #41 Best Suburbs to Live in California.

    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,