Carlsbad

Key Rankings

Pssst… what’s the word on the street? It’s not always what we say that matters. Let’s see what others say. Here’s how Carlsbad ranks among other cities in the nation.

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Best Place to Live

Named one of the “Best Places to Live 2016,” Men’s Journal, 2016

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Top ZIP Codes in U.S.

“Hottest Zip Codes in America” (#10 – 92010), Realtor.com, 2015

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eCity Award

“Digital Capital of California” eCity award (Carlsbad) Google, 2013

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Best Startup Environment

#1 Best Place to Launch a Startup in 2014 (San Diego), Forbes, 2014

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Business Growth

#5 Top Cities for fast-growth companies (San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos), Inc, 2014

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Golf’s Ultimate Playground

Golf’s Ultimate Playground (Carlsbad), Golf.com, 2014

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Best for Zip Venture Capital

#4 of the Top Ten Zip Codes for Venture Capital Investment in San Diego (Carlsbad), Atlantic Cities, 2013

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Best Town

One of Outside’s “Best Towns” (San Diego), Outside Magazine, 2013

Top 10 Best Beaches for Families, Family Vacation Critic, 2015

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Hottest Startup Hub

One of the “20 Hottest Startup Hubs In America,” (San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos), Business Insider, 2013

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Best City for Job Seekers

#7 Best City for Job Seekers in California (Carlsbad), Nerd Wallet, 2014

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Leading In Tech & Energy

#7 Leading High-Tech Metro in America (San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos), Atlantic Cities, 2012

#2 Top Solar Cities with most installed solar panels and PV capacity, Shining Cities, 2015

 

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