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Pros

-Year round climate
-Attractive setting
-Arts & culture

Cons

-Soft economy
-Crowding
-Extreme living costs


What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metro Area


A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


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Quick Facts About San Francisco


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in San Francisco is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Francisco jobs have Increased by 1.66 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Francisco's cost of living is 142.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, San Francisco's population is 807,755 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.99 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in San Francisco is $875,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 22.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    San Francisco public schools spend $15,796 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in San Francisco.

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re: Bring money (preferably your trust fund), and
You definitely helped me no S.F. too expensive for me.....like most cities today....I came from NYC to Palm Bay fla. that was a mistake but can't go back to NYC too... (read more)
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I was thinking of S.F. but I know the rents are extremely high so there goes. Plus what you said about it....not going maybe for a... (read more)
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