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Old 07-05-2007, 08:46 AM
 
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hello everyone. I live in Los Angeles California and I want out. The cost of living is so high. My husband is disable and we have four children. I would like to know what is a reasonable place to live and have great jobs. I don't mind commuting. I would also like to live in a small town the a mixed population. We are an black american family.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:24 AM
 
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I really like the Fort Worth area (south of I-20). The homes are nice and the people are nice. I moved down ther from Gary, IN. I ran into some discrimination in the north Dallas area (at my job) that didn't sit well, but the Fort Worth area is really nice. I am currently seeking a different job in the area. The commute to Dallas can be 1-2 hours depending on traffic, the TRE and Dart are great, but the TRE in Fort Worth only runs till about 11pm and doesn't run on Sunday's.
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Old 07-14-2007, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Default Have you looked into Grand Prairie???

Grand Prairie has a small town atmosphere and is right in between Dallas and Fort Worth, both of each have plenty of job opportunities. There are also plenty of affordable homes, especially north of I-20. Also, the population there is very diverse. Hope this helps!!!
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Old 07-19-2007, 12:09 PM
 
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twosunkiss, I think you'l find what you're looking for in the Dallas/Forth Worth metroplex (if you still want out of LA). There is much to like and diversity won't be an issue in most places here. I'd suggest a trip out first to check it out for yourselves, however. That's a big time major move and alot to consider.
Best of luck to you.
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