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Old 03-31-2015, 11:22 AM
 
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My father is from Wisconsin, and he's Black(I'm Black too). Personally, of the states that I see on that list, if limited to the top 20, these would be my choices: Minnesota, Iowa, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Oregon. The states I would NOT want to live in, as far the top 20 are concerned: West Virginia, Kentucky, Utah, Indiana and Missouri.
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Old 03-31-2015, 06:41 PM
 
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Let me see if I can wrap my head around this, your dad is black, AND you are as well???
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Old 03-31-2015, 06:51 PM
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Most of those states really aren't desirable. I'd live in Minnesota, though.
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Old 03-31-2015, 06:56 PM
 
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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Let's see, we lived in a n'hood with a large concentration of hispanics, my kids went to a magnet program with a good number of asian classmates, in a majority black city, in Tennessee which is 74% white. Does it mean anything? Other than you don't live across the entire state so what difference does it make?
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Old 03-31-2015, 09:19 PM
 
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Let me see if I can wrap my head around this, your dad is black, AND you are as well???
Well, you never know.

Anyway, my point is this. It isn't always about how "White" a state is. My father lived in Wisconsin much of his life. From what I've heard from him, Wisconsin is more preferable compared to West Virginia or Kentucky.
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Old 03-31-2015, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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Well, you never know.

Anyway, my point is this. It isn't always about how "White" a state is. My father lived in Wisconsin much of his life. From what I've heard from him, Wisconsin is more preferable compared to West Virginia or Kentucky.
Depends on what you like, but I would agree with you there.

Honestly, I'm pretty sure I could find a place in any state of the Union and live there. I love Burlington, Vermont, which is listed (VT) at #1.

I also love Honolulu, Hawaii, which is listed (HI) at #51. Who wouldn't want to live in Hawaii though?!

Heck, I could even live in the Dakotas. Sioux Falls, SD is a lovely town with a lot going for it. North Dakota wouldn't be nearly as appealing, but I could get by in Fargo.

For the record, I'm a big city guy.
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Old 04-01-2015, 05:59 AM
 
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Depends on what you like, but I would agree with you there.

Honestly, I'm pretty sure I could find a place in any state of the Union and live there. I love Burlington, Vermont, which is listed (VT) at #1.

I also love Honolulu, Hawaii, which is listed (HI) at #51. Who wouldn't want to live in Hawaii though?!

Heck, I could even live in the Dakotas. Sioux Falls, SD is a lovely town with a lot going for it. North Dakota wouldn't be nearly as appealing, but I could get by in Fargo.

For the record, I'm a big city guy.
I'm not into places like Kentucky and West Virginia.

I also think I could make it in South Dakota.

States I've considered living in over all: Washington, Minnesota, Colorado, Oregon, Hawaii, certain parts of New Mexico I would consider(Albuquerque in particular).
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Old 04-01-2015, 08:28 AM
 
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These are the states I'd personally consider...

19. Pennsylvania 78.2%
20. Oregon 77.3%
22. Michigan 75.9%
24. Massachusetts 74.6%
26. Arkansas 73.6%
27. Washington 70.9%
32. North Carolina 64.2%
35. Virginia 63.5%
38. Louisiana 59.5%
41. New York 56.9%
43. Florida 56.2%
44. Georgia 54.6%
45. Maryland 53.2%
47. Texas 43.9%
48. New Mexico 39.3%
49. California 38.8%
50. District of Columbia 35.6%
51. Hawaii 23.0%

I'm definitely down deeper in the list...

What's odd to me though, is I've always thought of the Pacific Northwest as 'very white'...possibly even 'the whitest'...but apparently it is very 'middle of the pack' for the United States.
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Old 04-01-2015, 09:57 AM
 
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Why are picking states based on the color of the people who live there? Why not just pick a state that you like and then enjoy living there with people of all colors?
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Old 04-01-2015, 10:06 AM
 
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Why are picking states based on the color of the people who live there? Why not just pick a state that you like and then enjoy living there with people of all colors?
Sadly, this is the way many people are.
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