San Diego is frequently voted one of the top places to live, work and study.
We have previously outlined why San Diego is the perfect place to study
sports business; this section will list San Diego’s merits in other
#2 most inventive City in the world (Forbes 2013)
Top 10 U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur magazine)
Global connections- direct flights to Tokyo, London and Shanghai
#1 most patent Sports and Active lifestyle sector with 1,200+ companies
in the region. (San Diego Regional EDC)
Top Life Science and Bioscience location (#4 Jones Lang LaSalle 2015)
14 advanced industries produce $42.1 B and pay $116,600/yr. on avg.
#1 Concentration of military/defense assets in the world (San Diego
Military Advisory Council)
#1 lowest average commute times among peer cities. (Talent, Where San
Diego Stands, 2016)
San Diego is one of the top 10 cities in the country for job growth
through 2025, and many of the high-tech jobs are being created by emerging
high-tech companies in the region.
United States Weather Bureau describes
San Diego's weather as the closest thing to perfect in America.
Holiday Magazine described San
Diego as the "only area in the United States with perfect
weather." Pleasant Weather Rating Service Poll voted
San Diego as the best year-round weather in the nation,
and the second best in the world.
San Diego's unique geography provides
a landscape that has something for everyone: beaches, valleys,
mountains, deserts, national parks…
San Diego is among the safest large
San Diego Ranked Friendliest City for
LGBT Community by HRC in 2012
According to a report by Northwestern
National Life, San Diego ranked in the top three cities
for quality and costs of healthcare
In the March 2006 issue of Bicycling
magazine, San Diego was selected as the top cycling city
in the country for cities with a population greater than
San Diego was named the No. 1 domestic
destination by Money magazine
Tourism sector has 34M annual visitors
generating $9.9B in spending. Supports 173K jobs. (2015)