This just in – Salinas has ranked No. 22 on U.S. News & World Report’s 25 Most Desirable Places to Live in the U.S. in 2018. The ranking, which examines the quality of life, affordability and job opportunities, is based on a Google Consumer Survey of the most desired places to live out of the 125 largest metro areas in the country. The article notes Salinas for its varied weather and proximity to Monterey Bay, positioning it as an ideal location for those looking to settle in California.
In recent years, Salinas has attracted an influx of agtech entrepreneurs, who are drawn to the city’s close proximity to Silicon Valley and the opportunities with Salinas Valley’s $8+ billion agriculture industry.
A full profile of Salinas, including statistics, job market overview and more are also available through the U.S. News & World Report.