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Pros

-Mild winters
-Nearby recreation
-Central location

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Rising cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade Metro Area


Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.

Highlights


Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Orangevale
Zip Codes: 95662
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Orangevale


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Orangevale is 5.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Orangevale jobs have Increased by 2.27 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Orangevale's cost of living is 30.80% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Orangevale's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Orangevale's population is 34,449 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.15 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Orangevale is $334,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -21.45%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Orangevale public schools spend $9,182 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.5 students per teacher in Orangevale. Learn more...

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Orangevale Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Orangevale. Home Appreciation is up 3.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Orangevale Real Estate.
The median home price in Orangevale is $334,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  5/18/2010
Weather

Light rain throughout the year. Spring and fall are unbeatable. Summer is deffinately Hot, but with so many options to go camping and swimming, cooling off is never... (Read More)

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  1/26/2009
Not quite there yet

Another comment from an Orangevale resident complains about the diminishing of rural character and the coming of compact development. Unfortunately, I cannot endorse... (Read More)

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  7/7/2008
Think Twice

Think twice before purchasing property in one of the more expensive places to live. Orangevale is losing its small town flavor while be buffeted or "tucked into" other... (Read More)

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