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How do people in Cornwall survive?

I was wondering if anyone knew how people financially survive if they live in Cornwall. I mean it defintly is one of the best places in the UK to live, but property there is so expensive, and as its rural it must be quite hard to find decent jobs. But when you go there the inhabitants seem to be pretty well-off. Could someone explain how they can live like this, thank you.

Asked By: being rich ftw - 1/24/2009
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Yes, what you see are the wealthy incomers. People with good pensions retire here, and so many properties are holiday homes. All the young people move away. The only jobs are in agriculture or the holiday industries - all minimum wage... More
Answered By: steffi - 1/24/2009
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The people you see who are well off are 'The Incomers' people from places like Surrey and London who have made their packet and bought up all the good houses at silly prices. Most of the 'proper' Cornish like myself have sold up and moved away. Most people live on the minimum wage and depend on Tourists to make their... More
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Answered By: Cornish Granny - 1/24/2009
 
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