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-Winter climate
-Nearby national parks
-Some college-town amenities


-Summer heat
-High unemployment
-Unattractive sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Fresno Metro Area

Fresno is an agricultural and minor banking and financial center for the San Joaquin Valley, the southern half of California’s famed agricultural Central Valley. Agriculture and some light manufacturing round out the private employment picture. The California State University at Fresno, or “Fresno State,” adds some college-town life including sports and arts activities, but it doesn’t have much influence on the look or atmosphere of the town. The city core, once neglected, has been renovated and some projects are still underway. A few nice older neighborhoods spread north, but much of the rest of the area could be described as “functional” and not very interesting, and some are downright gritty.


Quick Facts About Clovis

    The unemployment rate in Clovis is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Clovis jobs have Increased by 0.91 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Clovis's cost of living is 23.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Clovis's population is 95,431 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.25 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Clovis is $259,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.90 percent.
    Clovis public schools spend $10,545 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.6 students per teacher in Clovis.

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re: Not a country town anymore. - 12/11/2006
Nothing in Calif. has stayed the same and I'm not afraid of the heat as moved up to Redding after living in bay area most of my adult life. I'd like to live closer to... (read more)
Not a country town anymore.
Clovis used to be just a little country town next to Fresno. With the influx of out-of-towners and huge housing developments taking up most of the farmland around town,... (read more)
not bad
clovis is not a bad place to live. california is getting to strange and tax crazy. maybe a change for retirement is in the... (read more)
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