IRVINE (CBSLA) — According to a new ranking, Irvine is the 12th happiest city in America.
Irvine ranked within the top 15 on WalletHub’s ranking of “2021’s Happiest Cities In America.”READ MORE: Hot Dog On A Stick's Offering 75-Cent Dogs On April 24 For 75th Anniversary
Other California placements on the list include Fremont at 1, San Jose at 5 and Santa Rosa at 10. Meanwhile, Los Angeles ranked 99 on the list followed by Modesto at 103, Ontario at 105, Fontana at 107 and Long Beach at 112.
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Irvine tied for third place with Scottsdale, Arizona for the highest sports-participation rate, according to WalletHub.
Meanwhile, Irvine and Glendale ranked third and fourth for the lowest separation and divorce rate.
The ranking took into account emotional and physical well-being, income and employment; and community and environment.MORE NEWS: LA Animal Services Offering Reduced And Waived Fees For Pit Bulls, Cats
Fremont, California was named the happiest city, followed by Bismark and Fargo in North Dakota; Madison, Wisconsin; and San Jose, California.