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-Historic interest
-Year-round climate
-Nearby mountains


-Unattractive sprawl
-Cost of living and housing
-Arts and culture

What Bert Has To Say About Carson City Metro Area

Carson City is a small desert-mountain city located just east of the main Sierra Nevada rise and Lake Tahoe. The booming city of Reno lies 30 miles to the north across a low mountain pass. There are attractive residential areas in the mountains and valleys 15 miles further south into the Carson Valley towards the small agricultural centers of Minden and Gardnerville, but they are becoming expensive as more Californians move in.


Quick Facts About Carson City

    The unemployment rate in Carson City is 7.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carson City jobs have Increased by 0.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carson City's cost of living is 0.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Carson City's population is 55,184 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.20 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Carson City is $173,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 15.50 percent.
    Carson City public schools spend $9,263 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.7 students per teacher in Carson City.

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I can't stand it
I've lived here my entire life. I get SO exited every time I step foot out of this city. If you love a more local community, and deserts. This is the place for you. But,... (read more)
re: Carson City is a hidden treasure - 1/11/2013
Janice can you expound on the recreation optiona ? And dhow are the people there? Friendly, accepting ? ... (read more)
Carson City is a hidden treasure
Carson City is a small capital city in Northern Nevada just east of Lake Tahoe. It is a gorgeous high desert mountain town that is the perfect size for quick access to... (read more)
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