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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.

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Quick Facts About Arvin

    The unemployment rate in Arvin is 10.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Arvin jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Arvin's cost of living is 2.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Arvin's population is 20,876 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 124.81 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Arvin is $153,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.95%.
    Arvin public schools spend $10,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.7 students per teacher in Arvin.

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Arvin Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Arvin. Home Appreciation is up 11.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Arvin Real Estate.
The median home price in Arvin is $153,000. Browse Homes in this Range.
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Cost of living

The cost of houses in Arvin is grossly over stated. The median home price is actually much lower than Bakersfield. The numbers are infact about exactly oposite after the... (Read More)



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