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-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters


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-High unemployment
-Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Bakersfield Metro Area

Bakersfield is a quiet agricultural and industrial town located in one of the driest inhabited areas of California. Irrigated agriculture, mostly cotton, orchard crops and grapes lies to the north, and a large oil industry supported by nearby fields operates in and around the city. There isn’t much to do. But the area is becoming a refuge for southern Californians looking to escape the high costs and bustle of the LA Basin, which starts about 80 miles and across a mountain range south. The area is also picking up businesses looking for an inexpensive location with southern California access; thus the economy is improving after years of malaise.


Quick Facts About Arvin

    The unemployment rate in Arvin is 11.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Arvin jobs have Decreased by 0.24 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Arvin's cost of living is 10.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Arvin's population is 19,298 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.91 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Arvin is $107,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 15.10 percent.
    Arvin public schools spend $11,294 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Arvin.

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