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-Nearby recreation
-Pleasant summers
-Attractive setting


-Economic cycles
-Clouds and rain
-Some crime issues

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Bellingham is a lush, green, rapidly growing and typically Pacific Northwest city about half way between Seattle and Vancouver. Its legacy, still in force to a degree, is as a thriving lumber and paper-mill town and seaport for outbound forest products. Today, the beautiful setting, climate, and relatively low costs for a West Coast location are bringing many migrants to the area. The economy is making the transition from cyclical basic industries to more of a steady new-economy flavor. Some work locally, some make the lengthy commute (likely in carpools) to Seattle and especially its northern suburbs and some telecommute or run small businesses serving clients in the larger cities. There is a strong and growing base of retirees.

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Quick Facts About Marietta-Alderwood

    The unemployment rate in Marietta-Alderwood is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Marietta-Alderwood jobs have Increased by 2.25 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Marietta-Alderwood's cost of living is 25.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Marietta-Alderwood's population is 4,435 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 72.23 percent.
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Marietta-Alderwood is $301,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.24%.
    Marietta-Alderwood public schools spend $10,143 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Marietta-Alderwood.

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