Living on Catalina Island? Jobs? Rentals?

Anybody live on Catalina? Me and my wife were considering moving there. What kind of jobs are there? Is it hard to find work there? Rents? How is it living there?

Asked By: jvstiniann - 5/29/2007
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Living there is nice, if you're the right type. Living on Catalina is definitely not living in LA. The pace is much slower, it's more small-town. There aren't many big-paying jobs out there. Most of the work is seasonal, and tourist-related... More
Answered By: Obviousman - 5/29/2007
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It's an island with all that island life entails....suggest you take a long visit there before committing to it...It's an hour to an hour and a half away by boat from the main land...Island life is not for everyone...Make sure it is for you...I think the population is like 3000 with an average of about 9000 weekend... More
Answered By: Paris Hilton - 5/29/2007
Having just sailed there this past weekend my observation is that 99% of the island's economy is service sector/ tourism based. While Avalon has a vague Mediterranean-like exotic atmosphere there is also a transient, low-end budget feel to many of the shops and restaurants downtown. One thinks the daily cyclical... More
Answered By: Heather S - 5/29/2007
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