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Pros

-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area


It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


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Quick Facts About Rockville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Rockville is 3.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rockville jobs have Increased by 1.29 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rockville's cost of living is 50.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Rockville's population is 66,980 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 49.39 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Rockville is $459,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.47%.
    SCHOOLS
    Rockville public schools spend $16,548 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Rockville.

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  1/15/2015
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  10/11/2011
Land of opportunities BUT....

Like the title says, the Rockville, MD area is filled with opportunities. But if you don't have a pretty high standing job then I hope you have a rich uncle. I may be... (Read More)

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  8/4/2011
Good Economy, High Cost

Very nice county and city. Good economy because of federal jobs. Very good education from elementary to university. Cost of living is very high and it is a big concern... (Read More)

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