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Pros

-Historic interest
-Year-round climate
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-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.



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Quick Facts About Carson City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Carson City is 6.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carson City jobs have Increased by 1.47 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carson City's cost of living is 9.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Carson City's population is 54,521 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.81 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Carson City is $240,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -26.06 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Carson City public schools spend $12,102 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Carson City.

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Carson City Housing Market


It's not a good time to buy in Carson City. Home Appreciation is down -26.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Carson City Real Estate.
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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)
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)
Not many better
I've lived in CC for 25 years, raised my family there and never thought much about how fortunate we were to be so close to everything city and nature. Now my company has... (read more)
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