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Pros

-Nearby national parks
-Winter climate
-Small town atmosphere

Cons

-Economy
-Arts and culture
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Visalia-Porterville Metro Area


This San Joaquin Valley agricultural area is one of the largest producers of oranges and citrus fruits in the world. The flat landscape rises dramatically from flat orchard land to Sequoia National Park, just 50 miles to the east. The downtown areas of both Visalia and Porterville are fairly neat and functional but lack interest.

Highlights


Small agricultural towns - Central California, southeastern portion of the Central Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Porterville
Zip Codes: 93257
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 327 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Porterville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Porterville is 11.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Porterville jobs have Increased by 3.75 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Porterville's cost of living is 3.40% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Porterville's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Porterville's population is 56,058 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 89.62 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Porterville is $162,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -18.06%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Porterville public schools spend $9,998 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.5 students per teacher in Porterville. Learn more...

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Porterville Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Porterville. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Porterville Real Estate.
The median home price in Porterville is $162,200. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  8/4/2017
Some good...some bad.

Porterville is a small town in need of employment opportunities. Our crime rates are par with the rest of the US. The 1st generation immigrants are not the problem, they... (Read More)

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  8/30/2015
My experience living in Porterville

I moved to Porterville 7 years ago when I moved from the east coast. My first impression was the nice cooler climate with the majestic mountains nearby so it was good... (Read More)

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  8/5/2014
Small Town

Porterville is fine if you want a small town atmosphere with a few communtiy events every year and afforadable homes in good neighborhoods (depending on which side of... (Read More)

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