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: VA Provides Veterans Experiencing Homelessness With Showers, Meals At Mini Tent City
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: Gov. Newsom Extends Drought Emergency Declaration Statewide
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 Parking Structure Opens At LAX
The magazine named Fishers, Indiana as the best city to live in the U.S., followed by Allen, Texas.