United States census showed that about one in six Americans moved every year. Although the majority of the movements taking place within the city, region or state, but almost one-sixth of all people moving to another state.
Top USA Cities for Life
1. Austin, TX
The capital of the world of live music often appears in lists of the best places to live in the United States and for good reason. Austin a lower unemployment rate than the national average (6.3% compared with 8.3% on average in the USA), there is no state income tax, is located eight colleges and universities, a large amount of open space surrounding the territory of the city in which home to more than 830 000 people.
2. Omaha, Nebraska
With unemployment at 4.7%, this city with a population of 430,000 people won in the creation of jobs during the recession. In addition to Omaha, there are other aspects that make it an attractive place to live: the average income per person $53,000 per year, 12 colleges and universities make the city particularly attractive to young people. Omaha relatively inexpensive place to live, as the average house price is only $129,200, while the average rent is $716 per month. The cost of living in Omaha lower by 11% than the national average.
3. Boulder, Colorado
Located adjacent to the majestic Rocky Mountains a few miles north-west of Denver, Boulder is the perfect choice for nature lovers. Near the town is a world class ski resort, besides popular activities such as camping, hiking, biking, on top of everything else in Boulder great restaurants, museums and public libraries.
4. Boise, Idaho
City in 2,14,000 people, with an average household income of $50,961, Boise has lower taxes than the national average and a stable economy. With 206 sunny days a year and the availability of outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, biking, boating, the city offers outdoor activities similar to Boulder and is more affordable accommodation. The average cost of a home around $191,500.
5. San Francisco, CA
Of course, San Francisco is overpopulated. More than 820,000 people call this city home, and another 715 people live in the Bay Area. With plenty of public transport, mild weather, world-class museums and restaurants, as well as 20 higher education institutions, the San Francisco is a great place to stay. According to recent estimates the city is home to twice as many single people, than in marriage.
6. Charlotte, North Carolina
Being the home of the Bank of America headquarters, Duke Energy, Lowe's and Family Dollar, Charlotte grew out of the sleeping city in strong corporate and financial center. In Charlotte live 8,00,000 people (1.6 million with suburbs). Not surprisingly, this city attracts more and more people, a relatively low rate of property tax, low utility rates, the average price of a house $1,90,000, professional basketball and football team, 218 days of sunshine and only 10 cm of snow per year.
7. Kansas City, Missouri
Company Google holds an ultra - high-speed Internet for the whole city as well, perhaps this is not enough reason to move to Kansas City?
Kansas City Population 4,50,000 earns a modest $44,436 annual income. However, the cost of living is relatively low: income tax rate is only 6%, while the sales tax is 7.73%. Houses in an average of $162,000, while the average rental price is only $725, food costs below the average for the United States.
8. Portland, OR
It occupies the second place on the list of best cities for food enthusiasts, and the second in the country with people in good physical shape. Portland has become a mecca for lovers of restaurants and an active lifestyle. With a population of 5,50,000 people living within an hour's drive from the beach and an hour's drive from the mountains, Portland became a favorite destination of nature lovers and outdoor activities with the 25 acres of parkland per 1,000 residents.
9. San Diego, California
San Diego has been rated one of the best cities for the weather in the country. The climate is an important factor in the move for many, so that more than 1.2 million people call this city home on the ocean. Certainly two professional sports teams, 200 museums, restaurants and world-class bars, easy access to the ocean and mountain sports are important factors in the decision.
10. Raleigh, NC
Not for nothing the news agency Bloomberg called Roles best place to live in the United States, because it is the largest city in the Research Triangle (consists of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill). There are many jobs for skilled workers, lower unemployment rate than the national average, the average income of $53,370. In the area raspolayutsya three famous University - North Carolina State University, Duke, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.