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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.

Your Guide to Moving to Austin

Austin, Texas at a glance: Austin is the state capital and is named for Stephen F. Austin, the “Father of Texas.” It’s a great city for singles. There’s an even 50/50 split of men and women, and about half of the population is single. The median home price in Austin is $312,300. The median per […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Denver

Denver, Colorado, at a glance: Denver’s population has grown by 20% in the last decade, which means you’re not alone if you’re considering a new adventure in this city. Fifty-two percent of transplants are millennials, and the median age in the city is 34. The current population of Denver and its surrounding area is approximately […]

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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 nearly 1.6 million people, making it the fifth most populated city in the United States. The cost of living in Phoenix is 5% less than the national average. Some of […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Seattle

Seattle, Washington, at a glance: Seattle has a population of more than 730,000 people, with 57 people moving to the city each day. Seattle’s cost of living is 49% higher than the rest of the country. Starbucks, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Amazon all began in Seattle. Famous Seattleites include Bill Gates, Kurt Cobain, Ryan Stiles, […]

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Your Guide to Moving to New York City

New York City at a glance The population of New York City is over 8 million as of 2018, making it the largest city by population in the U.S. The median household income in New York City is $60,762, with rent averaging $1,396. Public transportation is the most popular way to get around New York […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Dallas

Dallas at a glance: Dallas is the ninth-largest city in the U.S. Its diverse population of more than 1 million people has grown rapidly for the last decade. With an average salary of $68,000 and a cost of living that’s near the U.S. average, Dallas delivers a lot of big-city amenities without the hefty price […]

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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 43% above the national average. Housing prices account for much of that — 127% above the national average. The average salary for an individual working in the city is around $74,000. Los Angeles’ creative economy employs 429,400 people, making it the […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Chicago

Chicago at a glance: Chicago is the third-largest city in America, with a population of over 2.7 million. The cost of living is 23% higher than the national average, with a median household income of $57,238. The city’s public school system is the second biggest in the United States. The Chicago “L” is the country’s […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, at a glance: Atlanta is the ninth-largest metro area in the country, with 5.9 million residents. The cost of living in Atlanta is relatively affordable, 1% 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 […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Miami

Miami, Florida, at a glance Miami is the second largest city in Florida, with over 400,000 people. When you add in the greater metropolitan area, it’s one of the largest cities in the U.S., with a population of 6.1 million. The city is also one of America’s most culturally diverse and is a top destination […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. at a glance:  D.C. is a thriving metropolis with a population of more than 700,000, with a lot of residents ages 20 to 39. The cost of living in D.C. is 39% more than the national average, and housing costs have grown very high over the last decade. The median income for individuals […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Charlotte

Charlotte at a glance: Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, with roughly 60 people moving to the area every day. It’s a great city for young professionals, with a median age of 34. The cost of living in Charlotte is 5% lower than the national average. Housing prices also fall well […]

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The 5 Most Walkable Cities in the U.S. in 2020

Walkability is shown to have positive effects on both your health and your social wellbeing. Consider the importance of walkability when you move and discover how walkable your new neighborhood is with the Walk Score.

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