San Diego County is ranked as the 2nd largest city in California with the 16th largest population of all metropolitan cities in America.
San Diego is continuously being recognized as a leader in the field of technology. Ranked as California’s third strongest region for technology firms, San Diego is also considered one of the top five cities in the west with whom to do business according to Entrepreneur Magazine. San Diego is also one of the top leaders in biotechnology, with UCSD at La Jolla as a world leader in biotechnology research and technology. Top employers of San Diegoans include, the Navy, UCSD, technology companies, and tourism businesses.
San Diego’s major tourism industry is due to such enjoyable attractions as: the world famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Old Town (the historic tribute to Mexican heritage), Seaport Village, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Del Mar Racetrack, and some of the best beaches in the world.