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Pros

-Mild winters
-Outdoor recreation
-Revitalizing economy

Cons

-Educational attainment
-Summer heat
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Redding Metro Area


Redding is located along I-5 between the Central Valley and the mountainous region to the north into Oregon. Although the nearby mountain ranges and hilly terrain give a different physical appearance from other Valley towns, Redding shares many of the same concerns of the others – challenged economy, high cost of living and housing, and little to do. But there are some signs of an upswing.


Highlights



Quick Facts About Redding


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Redding is 8.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Redding jobs have Increased by 1.04 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Redding's cost of living is 14.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Redding's population is 90,088 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.38 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Redding is $209,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Redding public schools spend $11,936 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Redding.

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Pretty Great here
I admit Redding bored me at first, and I hated the hot weather and the scrubby looking trees here. (They're even called "scrub" oaks). But the people are really decent... (read more)
re: things to know before moving here - 9/9/2014
We travel to Oregon yearly and always spend a night in Redding. The people have always been very nice and helpful. We will be retiring there as we feel this would be a... (read more)
re: things to know before moving here - 9/9/2014
People that complain about the heat in Redding are IDIOTS. It's like complaining about water being wet. That's just what water is. Similarly, that's just what Redding... (read more)
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