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Pros

-Year-round climate
-Recreation
-Attractive suburbs

Cons

-Air quality
-Rapid cost increases
-Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos Metro Area


San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.


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Quick Facts About El Cajon


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in El Cajon is 8.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Cajon jobs have Increased by 1.04 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, El Cajon's cost of living is 45.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, El Cajon's population is 99,680 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.28 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in El Cajon is $377,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.00 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    El Cajon public schools spend $11,158 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.6 students per teacher in El Cajon.

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Comments


Fletcher Hills is Awesome!!!
El Cajon and La Mesa are about a dozen miles east of the Pacific Ocean. Fletcher Hills, in particular, is a community within El Cajon on the boarder of La Mesa/Mt.... (read more)
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I have lived here in El Cajon for the past.. already 6 years. I love the hills, the scenery especially in the morning, beautiful views. I wasn't sure if I would like the... (read more)
El Cajon is a fine place to live
I've lived in El Cajon, Ca. since 1954 and don't think I'd like to live anywhere else unless it was further EAST to the mountain area. It's great climate---perfect for... (read more)
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