3 California cities rank among the best in the US for Asian professionals

Three California cities are among the best in the United States for Asian professionals, according to a ranking by Apartment List.

Bay Area cities San Jose and San Francisco took the top spots at No. 1 and No. 6, respectively, while Riverside – the only Southern California city to make the top 10 – s is ranked #9.

Analysts examined 50 cities across four categories: community and representation, economic opportunity, housing opportunity, and business environment.

According to US Census figures, San Jose is home to 382,815 Asians while San Francisco has 300,339 Asians. Riverside is home to 314,998 Asians.

The study ranked California overall as the best state for Asian professionals since three cities made the list.

The top 10 cities in the country for Asian professionals were:

  1. San Jose, California
  2. Raleigh, North Carolina
  3. Houston, TX
  4. Dallas, TX
  5. Detroit, Michigan
  6. San Francisco, California
  7. Honolulu, Hawaii
  8. Austin, TX
  9. Riverside, California
  10. washington d.c.

The ranking was released Wednesday to celebrate May as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It was compiled by Apartment List and its Asian Pacific Island employee resource group [email protected]

To see the full US rankings, tap or click here.

Bernard P. Love