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Pros

-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Educated population

Cons

-Economic cycles
-Cost of living
-Clouds and rain


What Bert Has To Say About Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area


Today’s Portland area is a wonderfully well-evolved, progressive and cosmopolitan Pacific Northwest center located at the junction of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, Originally founded as a trading center, Portland first grew during local gold rushes but then evolved first into a forest and food products processing and shipping point, now more recently into a center for the knowledge economy. The greater Portland area includes Vancouver, Washington across the Columbia River. South of the Columbia, numerous neighborhoods and communities spread east, south along the Willamette River, and west up into wooded plateaus west of downtown.

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Large-city complex - Northwest Oregon along the Columbia River and Oregon-Washington border See Local Real Estate
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City: Vancouver
Zip Codes: 98682, 98661, ... 7 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 39 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Vancouver


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Vancouver is 6.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Vancouver jobs have Increased by 2.78 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Vancouver's cost of living is 13.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Vancouver's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Vancouver's population is 172,860 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 272.70 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Vancouver is $254,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.65%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Vancouver public schools spend $9,997 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.3 students per teacher in Vancouver. Learn more...

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Vancouver Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Vancouver. Home Appreciation is up 10.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Vancouver Real Estate.
The median home price in Vancouver is $254,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  3/20/2018
Resident from 2015-2018

Pros: Beautiful green scenery, plenty of rivers and lakes, great air quality, top notch natural landmarks within an hour radius, very little to zero dangerous wildlife... (Read More)

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  3/20/2018
The gloom will make you literally sick

Well. I moved here from southern California about 3 years ago (yes, there are a lot like me). I was looking to get away from the constant heat and sun, which I sure as... (Read More)

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  3/1/2018
Vancouver is a good place to live.

Love the area! There is so much to do here. I do find there is life in the town, hence traffic, but would you rather live in a town with no services. Lots of... (Read More)

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