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-Year-round climate
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-Air quality
-Rapid cost increases
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad 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

    The unemployment rate in El Cajon is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Cajon jobs have Increased by 2.22 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, El Cajon's cost of living is 50.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, El Cajon's population is 103,679 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.90 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in El Cajon is $451,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.69%.
    El Cajon public schools spend $10,453 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24 students per teacher in El Cajon.

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