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-Pleasant summers
-Educated population
-Nearby coastline


-Low ethnic diversity
-Tourist impact
-Cost of living and housing

What Bert Has To Say About Barnstable Town Metro Area

Barnstable is the commercial center and gateway to Cape Cod. The towns along Cape Cod are typical New England coastal towns with attractive commercial and residential areas and seaside wharves. The considerable fishing industry and tourist market support a large assortment of restaurants and local entertainment. Surrounding Cape Cod is an outdoor recreation and entertainment paradise. Educational attainment at all levels is among the highest in the state.

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Quick Facts About Barnstable

    The unemployment rate in Barnstable County is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Barnstable County jobs have Increased by 0.68 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Barnstable County's cost of living is 44.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Barnstable County's population is 214,333 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.86 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Barnstable County is $370,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.57%.
    Barnstable County public schools spend $17,707 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Barnstable County.

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