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-Nearby mountains
-Nearby recreation
-Cost of living


-Growth and sprawl
- Economic concerns
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, the state’s third largest city, serves as a commercial center and gateway to the Ozark Mountains. The town is an important crossroads and agricultural center for livestock and poultry production, and has grown rapidly in recent years, strengthening the economy but also bringing some unattractive sprawl and contentious growth management issues. The former Southwest Missouri State University, recently renamed Missouri State, now brings some 18,000 students to town.


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    The unemployment rate in Ozark is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ozark jobs have Increased by 1.60 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ozark's cost of living is 9.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Ozark's population is 17,710 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 55.80 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Ozark is $135,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.70 percent.
    Ozark public schools spend $8,490 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Ozark.

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I've lived here now for 13 years (moved up from Dallas, TX in '95). Ozark is a place to live with affordable housing and adequate access to shopping (for a small town).... (read more)
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