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-Strengthening economy
-Winter climate
-Attractive downtown areas


-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metro Area

This metropolitan area includes Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater, all of which surround Tampa Bay. The area is varied and cosmopolitan with a pleasant climate and balanced local economy. A 1980’s building boom brought downtown Tampa skyscrapers, a major airport renovation, and the development of a cruise-ship terminal. While soft in the early part of the decade, the economy has gained traction recently as the benefits of a business-friendly climate have paid off. Among other new economy pursuits, the area has become a favorite as a secondary location for information processing for the financial industry.


Quick Facts About Valrico

    The unemployment rate in Valrico is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Valrico jobs have Increased by 3.13 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Valrico's cost of living is 2.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Valrico's population is 35,765 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 49.34 percent.
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Valrico is $186,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.90 percent.
    Valrico public schools spend $10,136 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.7 students per teacher in Valrico.

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re: I love Valrico - 5/3/2008
Hi Ellen, I am interviewing for a job in Valrico. I currently live in CT, but lived in FL as a child. I love your review. Thank you for taking the time to share it. Do... (read more)
re: I love Valrico - 5/3/2008
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