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Pros

-Year-round climate
-Recreation
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Traffic and crowding
-Air quality


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.



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Quick Facts About Palm Springs


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Palm Springs is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palm Springs jobs have Increased by 3.40 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Palm Springs's cost of living is 25.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Palm Springs's population is 47,371 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.89 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Palm Springs is $317,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -3.27 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Palm Springs public schools spend $11,434 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26 students per teacher in Palm Springs.

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I guess it depends on what you're looking for...
I've lived in Palm Springs (PS) for 13 years & vacationed here from Seattle, WA 1-3 times per yr for about 8 yrs before that. PS has changed a lot in the past 21 yrs,... (read more)
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ave july high is not 86 deg
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