For people who don't like cold winters or hot summers, climate may be a deciding factor in where to live, and some can't resist the ocean. We looked at the 150 most populous U.S. metro areas for beach-loving locals.

Miami Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 137 Metro Population: 6,129,858 Median Home Price: $247,112 Average Annual Salary: $52,970

orpus Christi, Texas Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 133 Metro Population: 429,120 Median Home Value: $218,127* Average Annual Salary: $45,870

Los Angeles Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 128 Metro Population: 18,657,022 Median Home Price: $527,276 Average Annual Salary: $61,013

Santa Barbara, California Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 126 Metro Population: 444,895 Median Home Price: $464,954 Average Annual Salary: $59,500

Salisbury, Maryland Best Places 2020-2021 Rank: 95 Metro Population: 404,417 Median Home Price: $244,000 Average Annual Salary: $44,020

San Diego Best Places 2020-2021 Rank: 97 Metro Population: 3,316,073 Median Home Price: $835,207 Average Annual Salary: $60,230

Virginia Beach, Virginia Best Places 2020-2021 Rank: 105 Metro Population: 1,761,729 Median Home Price: $301,245 Average Annual Salary: $49,620