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Pros

-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air quality
-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 California City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in California City is 10.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. California City jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, California City's cost of living is 10.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, California City's population is 13,277 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 122.96 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in California City is $111,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -42.87%.
    SCHOOLS
    California City public schools spend $13,325 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.8 students per teacher in California City.

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  2/19/2016
Quiet areas

Living in Cal City 5+ years I can say this: There are nicer areas than others and I lucked out. My street is quiet, have had no problems and neighbors are nice. There... (Read More)

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  8/17/2014
Need the latest 411

Hello, i'm thinking about moving to cal city so i can save money to buy a house some place else in my near future. I've read some horrible things about the place but... (Read More)

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  1/9/2011
Ride and play

California city is a great place to live, We have a very low crime rate for the county, Our officers work very hard at keeping us safe, we are quickly becoming one of... (Read More)

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