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Shingle Springs, California   Add Favorite    3 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Mild winters
-Nearby recreation
-Central location

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Rising cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade Metro Area


Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Capital city / suburban complex
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: 25
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Shingle Springs
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Quick Facts About Shingle Springs


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Shingle Springs is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shingle Springs jobs have Increased by 2.19 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Shingle Springs's cost of living is 42.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Shingle Springs's population is 4,562 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 122.65 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Shingle Springs is $403,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -22.93%.
    SCHOOLS
    Shingle Springs public schools spend $9,576 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.9 students per teacher in Shingle Springs.

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  3/15/2008
Shingle Springs/Latrobe Califoria

Shingle Springs is a wonderful rural area to live. However, the immediate area is booming and threatening space and a rural life style. The winters are mild and great.... (Read More)

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  2/6/2008
It's beautiful here, but the summers are too hot f

Last summer we had more than a week of triple digits and we just can't play outside when it's that hot. But it's quiet and rural. If it weren't for the too hot too... (Read More)

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  1/29/2006
all around pretty good place to live

I have been here 25 years. this town had no stop lights when we first moved here. now there's 6. meaning the population is booming. positives are that you have rural... (Read More)

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