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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Costa Mesa

    The unemployment rate in Costa Mesa is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Costa Mesa jobs have Increased by 0.67 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Costa Mesa's cost of living is 91.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Costa Mesa's population is 110,322 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.56 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Costa Mesa is $623,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 19.50 percent.
    Costa Mesa public schools spend $9,910 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 22.4 students per teacher in Costa Mesa.

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Costa mesa has awesome shopping but is way too crowded and I have had 3 cars stolen in the past 5 years along with countless break-ins and theft. Expensive. Close to... (read more)
Recent cross Traffic is killing freeways that sust
The two main freeways that feed Costa Mesa, the 405 and 55 are dying. The 405 North from the 55 up to Fountain Valley is now congested more often than not. Even in... (read more)
Too many people
The quality of life in Costa Mesa has declined over the last 20 years. It now takes 20-30 minutes to drive 3 miles across town, it gets even worse in the summer months... (read more)
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