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-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest


-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


Quick Facts About Fredericksburg

    The unemployment rate in Fredericksburg is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fredericksburg jobs have Increased by 2.24 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fredericksburg's cost of living is 16.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Fredericksburg's population is 24,932 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.35 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Fredericksburg is $234,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.70 percent.
    Fredericksburg public schools spend $11,940 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Fredericksburg.

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re: Fredericksburg VA region - 11/27/2012
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