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Pacific Grove, California 2 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate


-Tourist impact
-Cost of living and housing

What Bert Has To Say About Salinas Metro Area

Agricultural Salinas was dubbed the “salad bowl of the nation” by John Steinbeck because of its lettuce crops. Salinas is affordable and small in comparison to the others, but has the character of a typical California Central Valley town – dry, dusty, functional and with little intellectual stimulation. By contrast, nearby Monterey, Carmel, and Pacific Grove are located on the coastal Monterey Peninsula. Carmel, a noted artist colony and Hollywood refuge, has controlled growth and maintains a charming village character with some exceptional residential properties, while Monterey is a more commercialized setup honoring its fishing village heritage for its many visitors. Pacific Grove, with its assortment of well-built Victorian and Craftsman-era homes, is probably the most livable city on the peninsula.


Quick Facts About Pacific Grove

    The unemployment rate in Pacific Grove is 9.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pacific Grove jobs have Increased by 0.19 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pacific Grove's cost of living is 107.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Pacific Grove's population is 15,102 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.29 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Pacific Grove is $705,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.60 percent.
    Pacific Grove public schools spend $11,867 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Pacific Grove.

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Pacific Grove Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Pacific Grove. Home Appreciataion is up 17.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Pacific Grove Real Estate.
The median home price in Pacific Grove is $705,600. Browse Homes in this Range.
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PG is a wonderful town, although with a four-year old child, the town feels old. It is prohibitively expensive to live in PG with the Average home close to a million... (read more)
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