Greater Sacramento has been cited as one of the five "most livable" regions in America in 2004, and the city was cited by TIME magazine as America's Most Diverse City
in 2002. Clean Edge ranked the Sacramento region number six in the nation for clean technology.
The greater Sacramento Area, including Arden-Arcade and Roseville, was also ranked number seven in the 2013 American Fitness Index.
Sacramento County’s Sacramento International Airport (SMF) has also received recognition. According to Airports Council International, SMF was ranked number four for best customer service in 2012.