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Pros

-Nearby recreation
-Economy
-Attractive downtown

Cons

-Nightlife
-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About Salt Lake City Metro Area


Salt Lake City is the cultural capital and headquarters for the Mormon community and a self-contained, rapidly growing, cosmopolitan but tradition-oriented city. Mormon settlers originally chose the location for its isolation and favorable agricultural resources. Today it serves as a major commercial and cultural center for the large intermountain U.S. west region, and is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to crowded Pacific destinations.


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Quick Facts About Salt Lake


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Salt Lake County is 3.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salt Lake County jobs have Increased by 3.18 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Salt Lake County's cost of living is 13.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Salt Lake County's population is 1,032,226 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.90 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Salt Lake County is $253,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Salt Lake County public schools spend $7,691 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 23.3 students per teacher in Salt Lake County.

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