The Best Places to Live in California

California has one of the lowest cost of living rankings in the country.

But what about living in one of its most expensive places?

Here are the top 10 places to live in California, ranked by median price per square foot.


San Diego, California, $3,8472 2.

Los Angeles, California $4,094 3.

San Francisco, California$4,636 4.

San Jose, California.$4,716 5.

Santa Cruz, California-$4,862 6.

Riverside, California=$5,081 7.

Santa Maria, California ($5,138) 8.

San Luis Obispo, California($5,209) 9.

San Mateo, California($5,234) 10.

Stockton, California-$5.000 (Source: Home Depot)