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Pros

-Year round climate
-Attractive setting
-Arts & culture

Cons

-Soft economy
-Crowding
-Extreme living costs


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A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


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Quick Facts About Fairfax


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fairfax is 3.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fairfax jobs have Increased by 1.84 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfax's cost of living is 119.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fairfax's population is 7,626 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.03 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fairfax is $833,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.42%.
    SCHOOLS
    Fairfax public schools spend $15,773 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.4 students per teacher in Fairfax.

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  10/30/2010
Fairfax, Ca

I've been a resident of Fairfax for 20 years, but I've had a foothold here since 1962 because of family ties. It offers unbelievable variety, lying less than an hour... (Read More)

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  12/14/2008
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living in Fairfax is like moving back to the 1960s. The town is full of unconventional folks, the type we used to call "hipies". While there are advantages t this,... (Read More)

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