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Pros

-Entertainment
-Cultural interest
-Cost of living

Cons

-Crime rates
-Recent employment declines
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Memphis Metro Area


Sultry, soulful Memphis is an interesting and vivid place, located along the Mississippi River at the Arkansas border. The largest city in Tennessee, Memphis has a history of dramatic highs and lows: antebellum cotton-trading prosperity, Civil War destruction and reconstruction, yellow-fever epidemics, resurgence as a lumber and (again) cotton-trading center, and post–World War II decline. Today the city is on an upswing, thanks to recognition of its unique cultural assets and urban renewal.


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Quick Facts About Olive Branch


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Olive Branch is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Olive Branch jobs have Decreased by 1.19 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Olive Branch's cost of living is 5.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Olive Branch's population is 33,484 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 53.89 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Olive Branch is $176,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.50 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Olive Branch public schools spend $6,547 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.7 students per teacher in Olive Branch.

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Six years and still pleased
We moved to Olive Branch, MS in 2002 and have been very pleased with our choice. Housing is less expensive than in the other Memphis Metro areas and with the tax breaks... (read more)
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