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-Year-round climate
-Attractive suburbs


-Air quality
-Rapid cost increases
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area

San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.

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Quick Facts About San Diego

    The unemployment rate in San Diego is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Diego jobs have Increased by 2.22 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Diego's cost of living is 66.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, San Diego's population is 1,394,930 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.61 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in San Diego is $542,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.20%.
    San Diego public schools spend $11,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.9 students per teacher in San Diego.

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Outhouse with Balloons

San Diego used to be a great place to live, but it has become extremely crowded and even more expensive. I've lived here for 22 years and can't wait to get out of here... (Read More)



Use To Be Good

Lived here from 1954 --- 1997. First half was paradise - second half turned into a Puppy Dog... (Read More)



Not worth it

We moved here from Austin, TX with high hopes last summer. I sold my house which I did quite well on in Austin (well enough to start a new business), but, not well... (Read More)



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