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Pros

-Tax climate
-Attractive setting
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Rapid cost increases
-Employment sustainability


What Bert Has To Say About Reno-Sparks Metro Area


The self-described “Biggest Little City in the World” is growing up to be a not-so-little city, combining its traditional heritage as a transportation, mining, and gambling center with distinct features of a California satellite. Rapid growth has brought a more diverse amenity base and family-friendly environment that is quite desirable. A favorable tax climate and strategic location as a distribution point to northern California has generated commercial and industrial development.


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Quick Facts About Reno


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Reno is 7.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Reno jobs have Increased by 2.95 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Reno's cost of living is 1.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Reno's population is 226,305 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.17 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Reno is $188,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 19.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Reno public schools spend $9,627 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Reno.

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Reno Lifestyle - Why I love it here.
The title says it all, I Love Reno. I moved here in 1996, 20 years ago and have not regretted it one bit. I came here from the midwest (Chicago/Milwaukee area) where I... (read more)
re: reno is not what you think - 4/4/2015
You don't even know how to spell "by." Have you been eating food from the Food Bank, or the 25 cent wieners from Wienerschnitzel? The food here is better than you ever... (read more)
re: A response to SRKEEGAN and why I love RENO - 6
Thanks for your comments. I appreciate your positive tone. Wonder if you've found there to be rapid increases in costs, as mentioned in the "Con" column of living in... (read more)
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