Best Cities In California


The Top Ten

1 Los Angeles Los Angeles

What? L.A. is 2nd place in this list?...but if is the city of totally crime and shootouts between Pirus & Crips, this should be lower not higher!


The worst city - Maddox121

Just Bad! Crips and Bloods are the kings of L.A. - CedreticFomento

2 San Francisco San Francisco San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California.

go 49ers

Great public transport and tons of tourist attractions, but traffic is atrocious, living prices are absolutely outrageous, and there’s homeless people wherever you look. - thunderstar1124

It is the best best!

Go 49ers (and Giants)!

3 San Diego San Diego

This should be #1

Best weather ever, no smog, beautiful mountains, and really really safe!

Best weather in the USA

4 Sacramento
5 San Jose
6 Fresno

Many people say Fresno is a trash city with dumb people, they are right. But I think it is a native thing, If you grow up in the Downtown or on the West Side than yes it is pretty crappy. But living anywhere else it is a fairly moderate city I would say. There is a bit more crime than a city our size should have and we do have a homeless problem, but other than that it is a cool city. Most people have a, "If you're cool with me, I'm cool with you." attitude. It is very diverse, having a large Hmong, Armenian, and Hispanic community. We are between San Francisco and L.A, so you hear slangs and see culture from both of those areas.

Honestly, there is not much to say about Fresno. The City has its Pros and Cons, but that kind of depends on where you are. It is a good place to visit, but you might want to think hard on whether you want to live here or not. I love the place and do not plan on leaving, but many people will understand why if you do not feel the way.

I live in Northern Fresno bear the golf area and let me tell you.. I love it.. You get a good view from the Sierra Nevada mountains and you can play golf any time.. Many mansions and big houses that you want to live in! If you live near downtown Fresno, you wouldn’t like that area.. :(

7 Oakland Oakland Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in more.

You've got to be kidding. Oakland is a dumping ground for humans. It has been voted "top crime" city in CA. It is scary. I am repulsed to ever go there and when thinking about it, I always have to think of the riots. Or the people who were killed chasing a murder suspect. Horrendous place.

Great community.

8 San Bernardino

Dude a terrorist killed people no way I'm going back to San Bernardino

In san bernardino this place has lot of tiny insects
i'm trying to grab flies or kill flies After that MORE TINY VERY TINY FLIES ALL OVER THIS PLACE IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA! I don't know WHY! - SpencerJC

9 Long Beach

Long Beach is like, THE BEST city to live in. We have really nice people, pleasant weather, and clean oceans! We also have some awesome sea life!

10 Huntington Beach

The Contenders

11 Redding
12 Cypress
13 Westminster
14 Los Alamitos
15 Fountain Valley
16 Anaheim

Disneyland is in Anaheim.

We are aware of that

17 Hayward

I was born in hayward, plus it's near the bay area, so I basically am a bay area girl. Now I live in a boring city east of hayward. I want to come back to hayward.

I was born here.

18 Buena Park
19 Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a safe place not a lot of crimes and it's In my opinion it a amazing place but it's just my opinion

20 Santa Barbara
21 Santa Cruz


22 Pasadena
23 Beverly Hills

This is where I would want to live

Too many persians.

24 Elk Grove
25 Garden Grove
26 Riverside

Palm desert - SpencerJC

27 Alameda

Much safer than Oakland, and there’s tons of local restaurants, arcades, and a movie theater that’s usually within walking distance.

28 Concord
29 Monterey

Please people this place is under rated. It has an aquarium and a beautiful bay. You may get a glimpse of a California sea otter or a sea lion.

17 mile drive

30 Malibu

Ooh yasss! - Tikva

31 Chula Vista
32 Carlsbad
33 Burbank
34 Turlock

I live here

35 San Luis Obispo
36 Livingston
37 Santa Ana
38 Rancho Cordova
39 Galt
40 Lancaster
41 Oceanside
42 Vista
43 Monte Sereno
44 Fremont
45 Del Mar
46 Culver City
47 Waterford
48 Oakdale
49 La Grange
50 McFarland
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