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Pros

-Nearby national parks
-Dry climate
-Employment growth

Cons

-Summer heat
-Isolation
-Rapid growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About St. George Metro Area


St. George, 8 miles from the Arizona border along I-15, is a retirement community adjacent some of the most attractive mountain and recreational areas in the country. The surrounding red-rock terrain is stunning and Zion National Park is 30 miles to the northeast. Surrounding areas offer extensive recreation opportunities, including golf, hiking and even skiing.


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Quick Facts About St. George


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in St. George is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. George jobs have Increased by 5.42 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, St. George's cost of living is 1.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, St. George's population is 73,421 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.29 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in St. George is $196,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.10 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    St. George public schools spend $7,788 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.5 students per teacher in St. George.

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I have lived all over the world including Canada and South America and quite a few places in the States so have lived in different cultures and feel I can be fair in my... (read more)
re: Bored in St. George - 8/3/2013
We purchased a home in the Estrada community in St. George and while we are part time right now we intend to retire there from back east. Are there lots of Mormons in... (read more)
Saint George a wonderful place to live
Saint George is comprised of many little neighborhoods. I have lived here for 40 years. The climate is beautiful but dry. We really only get two major seasons, summer... (read more)
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