IRVINE, CA (January 6, 2014): The financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. has named Irvine as the best-run city among America’s largest 100 cities in its annual best-of, worst-of list. Factors this year included the area’s economy, job market, crime level and welfare of the population.
Irvine was recognized for having a well-educated population with more than two-thirds having achieved a bachelor’s degree. The site also recognized that the heavy concentration of well-educated adults has led to higher incomes, with a median household income around $96,000 last year, exceeding nearly every other large city.
24/7 Wall St. also noted Irvine’s distinction as one of the safest cities in the nation; the City’s low unemployment rate; and the University of California, Irvine as the top local employer.
24/7 Wall St. ranked Irvine as the third best-run city in 2013 and second in 2012.
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24/7 Wall St. provides content for numerous news sites and portals, including MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, AOL’s Daily Finance, Market Watch, Comcast and The Huffington Post. The company publishes more than 30 articles per day and has readers throughout North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.