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What’s the average commute time in Charlotte? Where’s the best place to get sushi in San Diego? Before you move to a new city, get the inside scoop on its job market, cost of living, hot spots, and everything else you need to know.

City vs. Suburb: What’s Cheaper?

As if you didn’t have enough to think about when choosing an apartment, you may also need to decide whether to live in the city or a nearby suburb. City vs. suburb is an age-old question whose longevity is contributed to by the fact cities tend to go through multiple cycles of growth, decline, and […]

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How to Get to Know The History of Your New City

If you recently moved, you may be eager to get to know your new city. You might check out the local nightlife, festivals, or farmer’s markets, and you will almost certainly familiarize yourself with such staples as the closest grocery store, bank, and post office. Beyond these basics, though, you might find yourself wondering about […]

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The Best U.S. Cities for Public Transportation in 2020

Living in a big city has its perks, like top-tier restaurants, cultural attractions, and exciting nightlife. But one of the most significant pain points is getting around, especially if you don’t have a car. However, if you live in one of the U.S. cities with subways and other transportation systems, not having a car is […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada, at a glance: There are 169 casinos and gambling establishments across the Las Vegas area. The cost of living in Las Vegas is 4.1% higher than the national average. The median home price in Las Vegas is $441,048, and the median rent is $1,200/mo. Average high temperatures during the month of July […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Austin

The cost of living in Austin is more expensive than living in the fellow-Texan metropolis of Houston. However, it’s significantly less expensive than living in similarly-sized Chicago, Illinois, or a bigger metropolis, like New York City. A

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Your Guide to Moving to Houston

Houston at a glance: Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States. More than 250 people move to Houston each day, and the metro area’s population is estimated to exceed 7.1 million people by the end of 2020. Some of Houston’s nicknames include Bayou City, Space City (thanks […]

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Largest U.S. States by Population and Why You Should Move There

Want a change of scenery, but don’t know where you want to go for your next move? If you want to know what states are attracting the most number of residents, take a look at the 10 most populous states in the U.S. We’ve taken a deep dive into what makes these states so attractive […]

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Largest US Cities by Population and Why You Should Move There

Largest American cities at a glance Thinking of moving to one of the largest cities in the U.S.? You’ll probably want to consider some important factors before you move — considerations such as the average salary, rent, and the median price to buy a home. We’ve researched the largest U.S. cities by population as well […]

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The 5 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S. in 2020

If you’re a cyclist, the ubiquity and convenience of local biking infrastructure is likely a serious concern and may even impact where you want to live. Choosing to move to bike-friendly cities has benefits beyond where you can go on two wheels. A city’s bike friendliness often directly correlates to the quality of life and […]

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Your Guide to Moving to San Antonio

Moving to San Antonio at a glance: Home to the famous San Antonio River Walk, The Alamo, and some of the best Tex Mex food in the world, San Antonio is one of the most visited cities in Texas. For nearly a decade, San Antonio has ranked as one of the fastest-growing cities in the […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Portland

Moving to Portland at a glance: Portland has roughly 840,000 residents in the city proper, with just under 2.5 million in the greater metro area. The cost of living is 16.8% higher than the national average. Portland is one of only two cities in the U.S. with a dormant volcano in its city limits. The […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Jacksonville

Nestled along the Atlantic Ocean in northeast Florida, Jacksonville features white sandy beaches, lush blue coastlines, and outdoor attractions to keep you busy for days. Along with a thriving cultural scene and business hub, it’s no wonder people are always seeking to move to Jacksonville (which is already Florida’s most populous city).

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Top U.S. Cities With the Best Parks

The coronavirus pandemic has given Americans a newfound appreciation for the outdoors. In an attempt to escape the madness of boredom and quarantine, Americans are rediscovering their love of Mother Nature and are turning to America’s parks for entertainment and relief. “We know from national data that transmission of COVID-19 goes significantly down outside,” said […]

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The Top 10 Most Affordable Cities in the U.S.

If you’re considering a move, you might be wondering about the most affordable cities in the U.S. For the most current data, we turned to the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) Cost of Living Index. C2ER bases its city-to-city cost comparison on six essential categories: housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Minneapolis

Minneapolis demographics vary. It is a diverse city in southeastern Minnesota, with a total population of 425,395 (as of the last Census count in 2018). The population in the city is young, with a median age of 32, and about half of the people living in the are between the ages of 20 and 49. The gender split in Minneapolis is even. If you’re single and ready to mingle, this is the city for you! About 64% of residents in Minneapolis are single. 

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Your Guide to Moving to Orlando

Orlando has a population of 285,713 (as of the last Census count in 2018). But the greater metro area has a population of over 2.5 million. The median age is pretty young, about 34 years old, and 55.4% of the population is female. Singles will find themselves in good company, as only 39% of Orlando residents are married.

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Your Guide to Moving to Tampa

Your Guide to Moving to Tampa Tampa is the third-fastest growing city in Florida, adding more than 6,000 new residents, year over year. The Tampa cost of living is 8% below the national average. The city ranks #1 for the small tech market. And if you’re looking for a job, know that Tampa’s other thriving […]

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Your Guide to Moving to San Diego

Thinking about moving to San Diego, California? Read MYMOVE’s guide to learn everything you need to know about living in San Diego.

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Your Guide to Moving to Boston

Thinking about moving to Boston, Massachusetts? Read MYMOVE’s guide to learn everything you need to know about living in Boston.

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Your Guide to Moving to San Francisco

Thinking about moving to San Francisco, California? Read MYMOVE’s guide to learn everything you need to know about living in San Francisco.

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Your Guide to Moving to Nashville

Nashville at a glance: Nashville has a population of around 430,000. The cost of living in Nashville is 1.6% lower than the average in the United States. The average salary for individuals in the city is $44,586 As of August 2020, Nashville’s unemployment rate was 8.3%, slightly lower than the nation’s 8.4% rate. Known as […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Denver

Denver, Colorado, at a glance: Denver’s population has grown by 21% since 2010, which means you’re not alone if you’re considering a new adventure in this city. The city has a population of almost 960,000. The current cost of living in Denver is approximately 12% higher than the national average. Top industries in Denver include […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona, at a glance Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and is colloquially known as the “Valley of the Sun.” Phoenix is home to over 1.3 million people, making it the fifth most populated city in the United States. The cost of living in Phoenix is slightly less than the national average. Some of […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Seattle

Moving to Seattle at a glance: Seattle has a population of 837,792, with 57 people moving to the city each day. Seattle’s cost of living is 57.6% higher than the rest of the country. But there’s a 0% state income tax. Starbucks, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Amazon all began in Seattle. Famous Seattleites include Bill […]

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Your Guide to Moving to New York City

New York City at a glance The population of Manhattan is over 1.5 million, with millions more people living in the overall New York City area. The average home price is over $2.1 million, and the average rent is $5,063/mo. Public transportation is the most popular way to get around New York City; the Metropolitan […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Dallas

Moving to Dallas at a glance Dallas is the ninth-largest city in the U.S. Its diverse population of nearly 1.2 million people has grown rapidly for the last decade. With an average salary of $48,358 and a cost of living that’s near the U.S. average, Dallas delivers a lot of big-city amenities without the hefty […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, at a glance: The cost of living in Los Angeles is 47% above the national average. The average salary for an individual working in the city is around $47,000. Los Angeles’ population is ever increasing and is now nearly 4 million people. Some of the city’s top industries include entertainment, aerospace, tourism, […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Chicago

Moving to Chicago at a glance: Chicago is the third-largest city in America, with a population of over 2.6 million. The cost of living is 21% higher than the national average, with an average salary of $50,755. The city’s public school system is the third largest in the United States. The Chicago “L” is the […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, at a glance: The city of Atlanta has more than 895,000 residents. The cost of living in Atlanta is relatively affordable, 2.3% lower than the rest of the country. If you’re on the job hunt, you’ll be glad to know that 10 Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, including Coca-Cola and The Home […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Miami

Miami, Florida, at a glance Miami is the second-largest city in Florida, with a population of over 450,000 people. When you add in the greater metropolitan area, it’s one of the largest cities in the U.S., with 6.1 million people. The city is also one of America’s most culturally diverse and is a top destination […]

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