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Pros

-Cost of living
-Small-town flavor
-Air quality

Cons

-Economic decline
-Low educational attainment
-Industrial landscape


What Bert Has To Say About Lima Metro Area


Lima is at a crossroads geographically between several Midwestern cities as well as metaphorically in its evolution. It has a robust past as a manufacturing center of automotive parts, neon signs, and steam locomotives, but those industries are in obvious decline, and the city has followed suit. A strong oil and gas industry tied to local production and reserves does give some vitality to the economy, although it doesn’t bring a large number of jobs.

The downtown area, which is Midwestern in character, is struggling and unattractive, and many residential areas aren’t much better off. Cost of living and housing are among the lowest in the region, and commutes and general stresses are low. The energy industry, central location to many markets and an ambitious city government may indicate a favorable future.

Lima lies in the level, glaciated plain south of the Lake Erie shore. Most nearby land is agricultural. The climate is continental. Summers are warm and humid with frequent afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Winters are cool and humid with considerable cloudiness and an occasional blast of cold air from the north. Snowfall is generally light to moderate but can be heavy. Alternating freezes and thaws are common, with the first freeze arriving in mid-October and the last occurring in late April.


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Quick Facts About Delphos


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Delphos is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Delphos jobs have Increased by 0.56 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Delphos's cost of living is 13.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Delphos's population is 7,163 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.17 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Delphos is $82,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.10 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Delphos public schools spend $12,027 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Delphos.

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