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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.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Lima is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lima jobs have Increased by 0.48 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lima's cost of living is 20.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Lima's population is 37,873 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -16.85 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Lima is $56,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.83%.
    SCHOOLS
    Lima public schools spend $12,895 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Lima.

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  5/20/2011
Seriously !

This is the most depressed city I have ever been in. It is a ghetto town and is very sad. The mall has nothing to offer and many retailers have moved out. Their style... (Read More)

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  9/26/2009
Keep right on going...

Want to know what the best thing is about Lima? Nothing! Most places have at least a few things that make them unique and appealing. Not Lima; as a matter of fact, I am... (Read More)

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  2/25/2008
Cold

I grew up around Dayton/ Lima area. We are seriously thinking of moving someplace warmer - south east. We have lived here because this is where our family if from. We... (Read More)

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