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Pros

-Cultural diversity
-Beaches and water recreation
-Entertainment

Cons

-Hurricane risk
-Cost of living
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metro Area


Miami has always been the commercial and cultural center for Florida and the nearby Caribbean, but in the past 30 years it has emerged as a world-class international hub and a gateway for all of Latin America. In many ways it serves as the central logistical and cultural hub of the entire Western Hemisphere. The inevitable result is a diverse and invigorating Latin culture superimposed upon what was already a major commercial, resort, and retirement area dating back to the 1920’s. Many think of it as a tourist center, but import/export and international financial trade with Latin countries make up a far larger part of the economy. These activities bring a large banking industry as well as cargo transport and warehousing; the manufacturing and corporate headquarters rosters are also growing. The city is busy- in many ways stressful- and the mix of cultures, heat, and poverty has occasionally boiled over into ethnic and civil strife. But the city is fun and undeniably alive.


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Quick Facts About Boca Raton


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Boca Raton is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boca Raton jobs have Increased by 1.94 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boca Raton's cost of living is 23.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Boca Raton's population is 93,235 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 51.62 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Boca Raton is $302,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.69%.
    SCHOOLS
    Boca Raton public schools spend $10,239 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Boca Raton.

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  8/5/2013
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  1/16/2011
South Florida

The climate is great for about 2-3 months of the year. The rest of the year is fine, as long as you like to be soaked in sweat every time you step outside for more than... (Read More)

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  11/12/2010
Boca Raton, expensive

Living in Boca Raton Florida is nice, but is all about shopping; real estate is expensive; nice... (Read More)

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