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: Report: Scarlett Johansson Files Lawsuit Against Disney For 'Black Widow' Release
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: Staples Center, Microsoft Theater: Fans Must Wear Masks, Be Fully Vaccinated Or Test Negative For First Live Concerts In More Than 500 Days
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: New Orleans Pelicans' Jaxson Hayes Arrested After Struggling With LAPD Officers During Domestic Dispute In Woodland Hills
The magazine named Fishers, Indiana as the best city to live in the U.S., followed by Allen, Texas.