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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-Hayward 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 Walnut Creek


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Walnut Creek is 3.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Walnut Creek jobs have Increased by 2.56 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Walnut Creek's cost of living is 112.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Walnut Creek's population is 68,910 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.77 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Walnut Creek is $795,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.12 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Walnut Creek public schools spend $8,949 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in Walnut Creek.

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Your whole description is about San Francisco... nearby (45 minutes away by car)but very different and on the other side of the hills hear the water. I'd like to see... (read more)
Walnut Creek, CA
Great place to live, if you can afford it. One of the most taxed places in the USA. Taxes continue to... (read more)
Easy access to SFO and OAK airports
It's very convenient to take BART (a light rail system, www.bart.gov) straight to the San Francisco Int'l Airport (no transfers required) within approximately one hour. ... (read more)
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