Best Cities In California

The Top Ten

1 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!

Los Angeles is the best we have 3 million or 4 million population more than san francisco or san diego - SpencerJC

Los Angeles is the heart of California!

The worst city - Maddox121

2 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 niners and giants and also this city has beatiful sunsets

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

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

Best weather in the USA

This should be #1

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 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 ...read more.

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 Newcomers

? Santa Monica

The Contenders

11 Westminster
12 Redding
13 Cypress
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 Concord
25 Elk Grove
26 Garden Grove
27 Riverside

Palm desert - SpencerJC

28 Alameda

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

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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