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-Year-round climate
-Strong economy
-Close to San Francisco


-Cost of living and housing
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes

What Bert Has To Say About Vallejo-Fairfield Metro Area

This area, known also as Solano County, is really a series of residential communities strung along I-80 as it heads east from the San Francisco Bay Area. The string starts with Vallejo (once a gritty port and navy town), which has transformed as a result of Bay Area crowding and high home prices into a fairly desirable commuter community. East across a narrow range of mountains, the land flattens again into the towns of Cordelia, Suisun City and the larger Fairfield and Vacaville.

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Quick Facts About Vacaville

    The unemployment rate in Vacaville is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Vacaville jobs have Increased by 2.81 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Vacaville's cost of living is 43.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Vacaville's population is 96,803 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 35.43 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Vacaville is $390,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -22.84 percent.
    Vacaville public schools spend $7,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24 students per teacher in Vacaville.

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It's not a cultural or intellectual hub
If you enjoy a sophisticated urban environment, if you're single, if you're highly educated and appreciate access to continuing higher education at the post-graduate... (read more)
Vacaville is a decent place to live.
Vacaville is a decent place to live. Traffic is not bad, shopping is excellent, the downtown has made major improvements in ambience. It is reasonable close to some... (read more)
Convienience without the masses
I'm a native Northern Californian; I've lived in Vacaville for 8 years now. Vacaville has become a bedroom community for both the Sacramento and San Francisco... (read more)
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