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Pros

-Mild winters
-Outdoor recreation
-Revitalizing economy

Cons

-Educational attainment
-Summer heat
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Redding Metro Area


Redding is located along I-5 between the Central Valley and the mountainous region to the north into Oregon. Although the nearby mountain ranges and hilly terrain give a different physical appearance from other Valley towns, Redding shares many of the same concerns of the others – challenged economy, high cost of living and housing, and little to do. But there are some signs of an upswing.



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Quick Facts About Redding


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Redding is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redding jobs have Increased by 1.38 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Redding's cost of living is 9.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Redding's population is 91,582 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.80 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Redding is $235,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -19.39 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Redding public schools spend $8,448 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.8 students per teacher in Redding.

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Redding Housing Market


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Pretty Great here
I admit Redding bored me at first, and I hated the hot weather and the scrubby looking trees here. (They're even called "scrub" oaks). But the people are really decent... (read more)
re: things to know before moving here - 9/9/2014
We travel to Oregon yearly and always spend a night in Redding. The people have always been very nice and helpful. We will be retiring there as we feel this would be a... (read more)
re: things to know before moving here - 9/9/2014
People that complain about the heat in Redding are IDIOTS. It's like complaining about water being wet. That's just what water is. Similarly, that's just what Redding... (read more)
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