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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Los Angeles

    The unemployment rate in Los Angeles is 8.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Los Angeles jobs have Increased by 2.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Los Angeles's cost of living is 63.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Los Angeles's population is 3,804,503 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.40 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Los Angeles is $476,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.30 percent.
    Los Angeles public schools spend $12,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.6 students per teacher in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles-Stayed too long
I moved here twice. Once in 1978-81 from Chicago. I was 23 the first time and it was magic. Had a chance to play on an album with some great studio guys, met the Beach... (read more)
re: Los Angeles Transforms - 10/5/2014
i agree. its a great transportation system that is also kind to your pocket book--reasonable rates to get on the light rails versus San Francisco's very expensive Bart... (read more)
water problem
Due to California's historic drought, many home owners that have lawns in yards are suffering from watering the... (read more)
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