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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--Arden-Arcade--Roseville 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.


Quick Facts About Pollock Pines

    The unemployment rate in Pollock Pines is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pollock Pines jobs have Increased by 1.31 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pollock Pines's cost of living is 10.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Pollock Pines's population is 6,392 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.46 percent.
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Pollock Pines is $186,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 23.40 percent.
    Pollock Pines public schools spend $12,139 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.4 students per teacher in Pollock Pines.

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Low air quality ranking?
Sperling's Pollock Pines air quality ranking of "1.2" (very poor) surprises me for a place this far into the mountains. Is that an... (read more)
Lots of Snow
If you like cedar trees and recreation, Pollock Pines is the place. We are set in the beautiful Sierra Nevada right at the 1.2 way point between Sacramento and South... (read more)
Plenty of Outdoor Recreation
The review places the elevation too low. At the center of town (Safeway Supermarket) we are at 3,990. I'm slightly higher at just over 4,000. 30 years ago we used to... (read more)
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