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-Nearby national parks
-Winter climate
-Small town atmosphere


-Arts and culture

What Bert Has To Say About Visalia-Porterville Metro Area

This San Joaquin Valley agricultural area is one of the largest producers of oranges and citrus fruits in the world. The flat landscape rises dramatically from flat orchard land to Sequoia National Park, just 50 miles to the east. The downtown areas of both Visalia and Porterville are fairly neat and functional but lack interest.

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Quick Facts About Visalia

    The unemployment rate in Visalia is 8.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Visalia jobs have Increased by 3.75 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Visalia's cost of living is 3.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Visalia's population is 130,104 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 72.01 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Visalia is $204,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -23.33 percent.
    Visalia public schools spend $8,193 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.6 students per teacher in Visalia.

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Best town in the Valley

Visalia is wonderful. I moved here a year ago and nothing but friendly folks. Shopping and living is affordable. 100+ restaurants and bars probably within 1 square... (Read More)



Visalia living ?

How does everyone like living in visalia ? Charming downtown and lots of stores everywhere. Any organic farms anywhere... (Read More)




Wonderful place to live with the exception of very hot summers.... (Read More)



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