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Pros

-Nearby mountains
-Close to Portland
-Pleasant climate

Cons

-Unattractive downtown
-Economic cycles
-Property crime rate


What Bert Has To Say About Longview Metro Area


Longview and its sister city Kelso make up a grain-loading and forest-products center serving ocean traffic coming up the Columbia River. The area contains a complex of grain elevators and mills, an outdated urban core and set of working class neighborhoods and urban sprawl uncharacteristic of many Pacific Northwest towns. The area is close to Portland, 40 miles to the south, and is a western gateway to the Mount St. Helens area.

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Industrial town/Port town complex - Southwest Washington, north of Portland, Oregon See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Kelso
Zip Codes: 98626
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Kelso


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Kelso is 7.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kelso jobs have Increased by 2.09 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kelso's cost of living is 0.30% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Kelso's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Kelso's population is 11,901 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.69 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Kelso is $159,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.21%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Kelso public schools spend $9,528 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Kelso. Learn more...

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Kelso Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Kelso. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Kelso Real Estate.
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  6/10/2010
Climate

It rains here so much if you have SAD do not move here. If you have allergies not a good place to... (Read More)

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