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-Mild winters
-Nearby recreation
-Central location


-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.

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Quick Facts About Placerville

    The unemployment rate in Placerville is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Placerville jobs have Increased by 2.19 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Placerville's cost of living is 27.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Placerville's population is 10,650 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 27.47 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Placerville is $313,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -21.42%.
    Placerville public schools spend $9,125 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.7 students per teacher in Placerville.

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Our retirement town

We have built our retirement home here completed in 2013. Still a few years away from moving in (kid's college & weddings) but we are really looking forward to it. We... (Read More)



Red area Blue State

Placerville is a Republican Island in a Blue State- all of the politics are dominated by San Francisco and L.A. limosine liberals, and how they vote controls state... (Read More)



Great place to live

Love it here. The weather is comfortable, the people are friendly, and it's close to Sacramento for city... (Read More)



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