Thursday, January 24, 2013

California Best Run US Cites

An aerial view of Irvine, Calif. © Ron Niebrugge/Alamy
No. 3, best-run: Irvine, Calif.
Population: 215,511
Credit rating: Not rated
Violent crime per 1,000 people: 0.56 (the lowest)
Unemployment rate: 6.5% (tie,11th lowest)
Nearly 97% of Irvine residents age 25 and older have at least a high school diploma, and almost 63% have at least a bachelor's degree. This makes Irvine's population the most educated among the nation's 100 most populous cities.
A whopping 18.8% of households earned more than $200,000 a year.

Watching the sun rise in Fremont, Calif. © Sean Duan/Flickr/Getty Images)
No. 5, best-run: Fremont, Calif.
Population: 216,912
Credit rating: Not rated
Violent crime per 1,000 people: 1.77 (sixth lowest)
Unemployment rate: 7.5% (tie,-23rd lowest)
Fremont was incorporated in 1956, when five towns merged to establish the city. Fremont is near the core of Silicon Valley and has a direct connection to San Francisco via the Bay Area Rapid Transit system.
It has one of the best-educated and highest-earning populations in the country, with more than 51% of residents age 25 and older holding a college degree as of 2011. That year, median household income in Fremont was $92,665, the highest of any large U.S. city.
The city has an exceptionally strong manufacturing base, with almost 22% of working adults employed in the sector. Among the companies with manufacturing operations in Fremont are tech manufacturers Western Digital (WDC) and Seagate Technology (STX), as well as electric car pioneer Tesla Motors (TSLA

1 comment:

Andrew Kalis said...

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