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Tehachapi (zip 93561), California   Add Favorite    1 Reviews | Review This Place




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Pros

-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air quality
-High unemployment
-Summer heat


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Bakersfield is a quiet agricultural and industrial town located in one of the driest inhabited areas of California. Irrigated agriculture, mostly cotton, orchard crops and grapes lies to the north, and a large oil industry supported by nearby fields operates in and around the city. There isn’t much to do. But the area is becoming a refuge for southern Californians looking to escape the high costs and bustle of the LA Basin, which starts about 80 miles and across a mountain range south. The area is also picking up businesses looking for an inexpensive location with southern California access; thus the economy is improving after years of malaise.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: 492
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Tehachapi
  • Zip Codes: Tehachapi (zip 93561)

Quick Facts About Tehachapi


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Tehachapi (zip 93561) is 10.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tehachapi (zip 93561) jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Tehachapi (zip 93561)'s cost of living is 10.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Tehachapi (zip 93561)'s population is 34,246 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 78.59 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Tehachapi (zip 93561) is $232,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -18.05%.
    SCHOOLS
    Tehachapi (zip 93561) public schools spend $8,294 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.2 students per teacher in Tehachapi (zip 93561).

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Tehachapi Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Tehachapi. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Tehachapi Real Estate.
The median home price in Tehachapi is $232,400. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  1/23/2013
Bear Valley Springs Quality of Life

I just moved to BVS - and LOVE the quality of life. I came here from the congestion of Los Angeles County, and love the mountain atmosphere, relaxed lifestyle, and... (Read More)

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