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-Soft economy
-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

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Walnut Creek's cost of living is 112.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Walnut Creek's population is 68,910 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.77 percent.
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Walnut Creek is $795,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.12%.
    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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Home costs for 2017

I forgot to add that the cost of a single family home in Walnut Creek in 2017 is very high. You can get a small, older home for about $800,000 -- but be prepared to... (Read More)



Very congested living, good weather, expensive, gr

In 2016, as I write this, I am concerned about the number of large scale apartment/condo buildings being built in Downtown Walnut Creek and the surrounding areas. An... (Read More)



description of Walnut Creek

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)



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