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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 La Quinta

    The unemployment rate in La Quinta is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. La Quinta jobs have Increased by 1.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, La Quinta's cost of living is 43.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, La Quinta's population is 37,382 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.89 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in La Quinta is $377,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.60 percent.
    La Quinta public schools spend $10,116 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 24 students per teacher in La Quinta.

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120 in the summer and all the snowbirds in the winter. It was nice 5 years ago but the job market is crap now. Looking to go elsewhere... (read more)
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The positive: - Winter days are great at around 75ºF. - Abundant sunshine. - New infrastructure. - Landscaped greenery & water features. - It's not overly crowded &... (read more)
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