An Expat Talks about Living in
Fountain Valley, California
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
Churches, bowling, golf.
In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
Very diverse culturally, but only has 1% Black. Very accepting of differences. High 30% of foreign born and 1st generational Asian & Mexican.
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
Clean industries only allowed, Hi-tech, service -i.e. insurance, banking etc.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
Family, motto of city - "A nice place to live"
If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
Weather is great, people are friendly, schools are good, but housing is expensive.
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