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-College-town amenities
-Surrounding countryside
-Educated population


-Violent crime rate
-Air service
-Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Tallahassee Metro Area

Tallahassee is a Mid-sized mix of several defining elements. It is the state’s capital but bears little resemblance to the coastal cities more aligned with the Florida image. It is a college town, home to the 35,000-student Florida State University and the smaller Florida A&M, but doesn’t come across as a typical college town. It is, both in character and appearance, more of a Southern city than a Florida one – laid back, dignified buildings and grid streets with a canopy of large trees, forests and cotton fields outside of town.


Quick Facts About Tallahassee

    The unemployment rate in Tallahassee is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tallahassee jobs have Increased by 2.34 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Tallahassee's cost of living is 3.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Tallahassee's population is 181,821 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.72 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Tallahassee is $145,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.50 percent.
    Tallahassee public schools spend $10,009 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Tallahassee.

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re: Tallahassee - 3/15/2013
Mixed feelings, everything is government in Tallahassee. Friendly people and beautiful parks, ecology, and wildlife. But, there is a very entrenched good old boy and... (read more)
Tallahassee is a great place to live. I have lived in a big city before and Tallahassee has more wildlife, and more parks; two things I enjoy. The jobs vary. If you have... (read more)
re: Not enough bang for the buck - 2/5/2011
Tallahassee,an overgrown rural burg, too conservative in everything here, overall education level of populace is not good, lot of religious fundimentalists,doesnt like... (read more)
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