The California Retail Survey, which compares retail sales activity for each of California’s 58 counties and 480 cities, ranked the City of Santa Clarita 21st in retail sales in the recently released 2017 California Retail Survey. This is consistent with last year’s ranking and is within the top 5 percent of cities in the state.

Santa Clarita is one of only 42 cities with a retail market above $2 billion and was ranked higher in the survey than Beverly Hills, Burbank and Pasadena.

Santa Clarita is Los Angeles County’s third largest city, with a population of more than 225,000. The City continues to support diverse, high performing retail offerings and has been successful in attracting top retailers like Nordstrom Rack, Saddle Ranch Chop House, Cheesecake Factory and Urban Home during the past year.

Santa Clarita is also home to one of Southern California’s largest automotive districts – the Valencia Auto Center – which provides shoppers access to more than 25 vehicle brands.  In the last year, the City of Santa Clarita has seen a steady increase in retail sales as new businesses have opened in our community. 

The California Retail Survey ranks the largest cities in California based on dollar volume, growth rates and sales per outlet.  The publication is a respected source of market intelligence for corporate and government executives with analysis and rankings based on actual sales results from retailers in the state. 

For more information on the 2017 California Retail Survey, please visit CaliforniaRetailSurvey.netfirms.com.  To find out more about Santa Clarita’s growing business climate and retail market, please visit ThinkSantaClarita.com.