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Old 08-12-2014, 01:03 PM
 
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The title says it all. That's the city, or list of cities, I'm looking for.

I've used some online tools to try to find that combination, but since a high crime rate is undesirable, it's hard to nail that one down with the positives. Also, no one seems to care about infrastructure, actually. At least not in articles.
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:20 PM
 
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I think a few cities fit that criteria:

Charleston, SC
Atlanta, GA
Nashville, TN
Oakland, CA
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:41 PM
 
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A little more looking and I think I have my answer.

Memphis, TN.
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Old 08-12-2014, 04:32 PM
 
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This may help: http://os.cqpress.com/citycrime/2012...teRankings.pdf

http://os.cqpress.com/citycrime/2013...wtoHigh%29.pdf
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Old 08-12-2014, 06:04 PM
 
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DEFINITELY Oakland.
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:28 PM
 
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Why are you looking for high crime? And Memphis has good infrastructure?
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:52 PM
 
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potentially Philly but economic outlook is slow and steady probably
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Old 08-13-2014, 08:34 AM
 
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My wife is in the prosecution business and I'm in the infrastructure business, and I'll be retiring within the decade.

Specifying that I'd like a city without combined sewers and having the majority of electric below ground seemed a little too specific. And I'm expecting a massive dip in the supply side of the crime business once possession of marijuana is taken down in more areas. I only predict this because it's the giant glut right now. And if it's not people in prison for that, it's them back in prison because they won't pay their fines after they get out. (But let's not get political on this.)

Cost of living isn't a huge factor, though being able to get from the good part of town to the downtown area without bad traffic is. And, frankly, I'd prefer to live in apartments downtown.

Yeah, Philly is my city du jour to research today. Yesterday I looked into Memphis and Omaha, both being filed into the "Not no, but hell no" category.

All things (and I really do mean most aspects of life) considered, my ongoing list keeps coming around to Houston, Cleveland, Cincy. I can't say why I won't consider Nashville. I just don't want to live there. And I hate Atlanta with a passion.

Thanks for the ideas, guys.

Edited to add: This is turning into a list of cities with horrible football teams. (Excluding Philly.) Which makes me think, Tampa.
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Old 08-13-2014, 09:26 AM
 
Location: St. Louis
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If you're adding cities like Cleveland and Cincinnati to the list, then I'd also add St. Louis.
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Old 08-13-2014, 01:15 PM
 
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Nah, I'll pass on St. Louis, and Indianapolis for that matter.
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