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Old 08-29-2011, 05:16 PM
 
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Hello--I live in downtown Chicago and have been trying to convince my husband to move our family back out west (we previously lived in LA). We have decided against SoCal due to costs and are now looking into CO. Possibly Denver. However, we are also thinking about scrapping our city lifestyle and moving somewhere with a little more privacy (we are not suburban ppl--either city or woods). I have been researching Evergreen and have found housing costs, town info, etc. I have a few questions, though. What are the people like (may sound snobby, but wondering if it is a little too "country" for me)? Is it easy to make friends? How are the kids? Are they accepting of new kids in schools? What do people do for fun? I am used to walking everywhere and rarely use my car in the city--I realize I would need it more (and we would probably have to buy a second car). But, is it possible to use our bikes all summer? Do people do that? Are there bike paths? Is a healthy lifestyle important to people there? Also--I am thinking it is not very diverse, that will be different for us....I know, lots of questions.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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Evergreen, while a very pretty town is not woods by Colorado standards, it's not suburbia as in land of subdivisions, but it's commutable to Denver and pretty upscale suburban.

If you aren't bringing a job with you I would suggest you look for employment first and then base your housing area on that decision.
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:10 PM
 
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We are both self-employed, so location is not an issue. I am interested in finding a good place to raise my family. So, any info would be helpful!
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