MONTEREY PARK (CBSLA) — A small San Gabriel Valley city is being recognized in a big way.
Monterey Park came in at No. 3 on Money Magazine’s annual list of the best places to live in America, thanks to its good schools, neighbors, and growing economy.READ MORE: Competition Rises For Wedding Venue Bookings As Couples Look To Tie The Knot Post-Pandemic
According to the Money Magazine, the city boasts a high school graduation rate of 92.3 percent, and projected job growth in the area is 4.7 percent.READ MORE: CHP Investigating Deadly Fontana Tesla Crash To See If Self-Driving Computer Played Part
The city has long been an immigrant enclave, a factor noted by the magazine as contributing to Monterey Park’s reputation as a “foodie haven” where “you’ll find everything from dim sum to tortas to Hong Kong-style cafes within minutes of one another.”
Other Southern California cities that made the list were Santa Monica at No. 18 and Los Alamitos at No. 60.MORE NEWS: 'I Don't Regret My Decision': Truck Driver Who Stopped Dangerous April Pursuit Says Insurance Company Won't Cover Claim
The magazine named Fishers, Indiana as the best city to live in the U.S., followed by Allen, Texas.