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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 Riverside


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Riverside is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Riverside jobs have Increased by 3.40 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Riverside's cost of living is 28.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Riverside's population is 322,424 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 42.35 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Riverside is $335,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -14.09 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Riverside public schools spend $9,538 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.3 students per teacher in Riverside.

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One lovely city
I moved to Riverside, Ca from Orange County, Ca since 2002. I can tell you that this city has it all. It has a community college, a UC university (UCR), and many other... (read more)
Riverside is charming and beautiful
Apparently, Riverside has changed for the better in recent years, based on the negative older comments...I moved to Riverside a year ago from a beautiful town in... (read more)
busy
A very nice place to live. Very nice weather during the winter and in the evenings. Very hot during the summer in the daytime. Could use more police officers because... (read more)
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