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HB Ranks #14 "Best Run City in US"; #1 in "Quality of City Services"
posted on 07/01/2019.

Huntington Beach was named 2019's 14th Best-Run City in America in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. You can find the full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-run-cities/22869/

To determine the effectiveness of local leadership, WalletHub compared 150 of the largest U.S. cities based on their operating efficiency. For each city, WalletHub constructed a “Quality of City Services” score — comprising 37 key performance indicators grouped into six service categories — that was then measured against the city’s total per-capita budget.

How Well Is Huntington Beach Managed? (1=Best Run; 75=Avg.)

  • 36th – Financial Stability
  • 1st – Education
  • 5th – Health
  • 7th – Safety
  • 16th – Economy
  • 132nd – Infrastructure & Pollution
  • 59th – Total Budget per Capital

We are so pleased! 



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The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach!  You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach.  Learn more about this beach parking pass.

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