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What Bert Has To Say About Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Metro Area

Riverside County and San Bernardino County to the north form this metro area. Like many such metro areas in the Southwest, it extends far into uninhabited desert areas, in this case east through the Mojave Desert to the Nevada/Arizona border. Larger than nine U.S. states, it is often referred to as the Inland Empire. Cities in the western portion, including Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, and a patchwork of other communities, are developed suburbs of the Los Angeles area with a rapidly growing and increasingly self-sufficient economy.


Quick Facts About Colton

    The unemployment rate in Colton is 9.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colton jobs have Increased by 1.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Colton's cost of living is 1.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Colton's population is 52,425 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.56 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Colton is $153,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.30 percent.
    Colton public schools spend $10,083 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 22.1 students per teacher in Colton.

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