IRVINE (CBSLA.com) — Irvine has been named the top small California city to live in for 2014, according to Money Magazine.
The Orange County hub ranked 14th, with no other SoCal city to make the list fo the 50 Best Places to Live 2014.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
Money Magazine credits the city with a strong economy, with “more than 100 companies headquartered there — incredible schools, and acres of green space.”
The city is also projected to a 3.3 percent job growth over the next year.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
The city, with a population of 222,540 and a median family income of $112,473, is one of the largest master planned communities in the county.
A pair of Northern California cities – Milpitas (29) and Pleasanton (31) – also made the list.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
McKinney, Texas topped the annual list.