Soledad, California 

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Population

25,603

+1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

9.9%

Median Income

$46,010

Median Home Price

$393,000

Best Places to Live in Soledad, California

Beach town/Small city - Northern California, on the south end of Monterey Bay, 110 miles south of San Francisco
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
-Recreation/Entertainment
Cons
-Tourist impact
-Isolation
-Cost of living and housing

Local Listings in Soledad
 $775,000 
40110 Bluejay Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2086 SqFt
 $364,000 
588 Gabilan Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1369 SqFt
 $388,000 
594 Viejo Gabriel
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1452 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Salinas Metro Area

Agricultural Salinas was dubbed the “salad bowl of the nation” by John Steinbeck because of its lettuce crops. Salinas is affordable and small in comparison to the others, but has the character of a typical California Central Valley town – dry, dusty, functional and with little intellectual stimulation. By contrast, nearby Monterey, Carmel, and Pacific Grove are located on the coastal Monterey Peninsula. Carmel, a noted artist colony and Hollywood refuge, has controlled growth and maintains a charming village character with some exceptional residential properties, while Monterey is a more commercialized setup honoring its fishing village heritage for its many visitors. Pacific Grove, with its assortment of well-built Victorian and Craftsman-era homes, is probably the most livable city on the peninsula.


QUICK FACTS

City: Soledad
Zip Codes: 93960
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 267 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Soledad is 9.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Soledad jobs have increased by 1.75%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Soledad's cost of living is 32.70% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Soledad's Cost of Living

VOTING
Monterey county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Soledad's population is 25,603 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.00%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Soledad is $393,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.12%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Soledad public schools spend $9,416 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.8 students per teacher in Soledad. More Education


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Housing Market in Soledad

It's a good time to buy in Soledad. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Soledad Real Estate

The median home price in Soledad is $393,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Soledad   2 Reviews
Can't wait to move out - 2/23/2019
First of all, Soledad is not a beach town. It is located about 45 min from the nearest popular beach. Second, it is windy everyday for a few hours. Third, texcept for... Read More

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Near Perfect Weather - 7/19/2010
Soledad is a small town, and there really isn't much to do in the city itself, we don't even have a target. But Salinas, a mid size city is within 30 miles. One thing... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN SOLEDAD
$775,000
40110 Bluejay Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$364,000
588 Gabilan Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$388,000
594 Viejo Gabriel
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$479,900
662 Ventura Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$463,000
1025 Crestfield St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$460,000
933 LA Colina St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$440,000
932 Peverini St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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