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Pros

-Some college-town amenities
-Mild winters
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Isolation
-High unemployment
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Chico Metro Area


Chico is home to a major campus of the California State University and a variety of agricultural activities. Nearby mountains, Lassen Volcanic National Park, and Lake Almanor offer outdoor recreation. “Chico State” as the school is known locally brings a few college amenities to the area but it falls short of description as a classic college town. While summers can be unbearably hot and dry, winters are pleasant and many outdoor activities can be pursued throughout the year.

Highlights


Small town/College town - Northern California, northeastern portion of the Central Valley at the foot of the Sierra range. See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: California
County: Butte County
Metro Area: Chico Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Oroville
Zip Codes: 95965
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 230 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Oroville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Oroville is 7.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oroville jobs have Increased by 1.45 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Oroville's cost of living is 0.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Oroville's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Oroville's population is 16,260 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 35.95 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Oroville is $176,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -22.34%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Oroville public schools spend $9,692 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.4 students per teacher in Oroville. Learn more...

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  9/1/2011
Always on the verge of improvement

Can be a tough little town for some. Highway 70 improvements may help to bring this town up in terms of economy, culture, lifestyle. When the skilled workers left after... (Read More)

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  1/19/2010
Little town Big Adventures

If you like to Hike, Bike, Fish or Swim, maybe just lazy around some breath taking veiws, then this place is for you! Lake Oroville boasts some of the best bass fishing... (Read More)

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  7/19/2008
Tired

I have lived here most of my life it is a ok little town beutiful lake wages are horrible rent is to high welfare capital of the US crime rate is high for such a small... (Read More)

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