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-Nearby recreation
-Attractive setting
-College-town element


-Growth and sprawl
-Air quality
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Medford Metro Area

Medford is historically an agricultural and timber processing center known for fruit growing (particularly its pears). More recently it has evolved as a cultural and residential crossroads between California and the Pacific Northwest. The city itself is fairly nondescript but has undergone some renewal and has a full complement of shopping and retail establishments popular with locals and Californians passing through to avoid sales tax. The timber industry is active but in long-term decline. Skiing, watersports, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking opportunities are abundant in the nearby mountains and Rogue River Valley. Ashland, 10 miles south, is a cute college town and arts community anchored by Southern Oregon State University and a renowned annual Shakespeare festival.

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Quick Facts About Ashland

    The unemployment rate in Ashland is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ashland jobs have Increased by 2.63 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ashland's cost of living is 34.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Ashland's population is 20,861 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.50 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Ashland is $380,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -7.83%.
    Ashland public schools spend $11,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in Ashland.

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I've been fortunate in life, so I write this review from that viewpoint. Moved here in 1996 from big city, recently retired. Was an auspicious time and choice, in... (Read More)



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A lovely community. Great weather, a bit hot and cold yet overall pretty... (Read More)



How climate change has affected Southern Oregon

Ahhhhhhhh. I moved here to get away from the gray, gloom, and doom of Portland in 2009. The weather looked wonderful here. Not too hot in summer and not too cold in... (Read More)



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