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10. Hermosa Beach, CA
Hermosa Beach, CA
Population: 19,544
Single: 47.2%

Hard bodies head to Hermosa Beach, known by some as the beach volleyball capital of the world. Free summer sunset concerts, the Annual Aloha Days Surf Festival and shops and boutiques are all within walking distance from its sandy shore.

While the beach and surrounding areas have a vibrant nightlife and provide an excellent place for people-watching, Hermosa Beach maintains a small-town atmosphere with a palm-tree shaded pedestrian area lined with sidewalk cafes.

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