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Old 10-31-2015, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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West coast best coast.

That is all you need to know
Really? You start off the thread with this nonsense?
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Old 10-31-2015, 11:10 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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A wide generalization...

The further west you go the more independent and reserved people are and the further south you go the more religious people are. Obviously there are some outliers to this like LA and Miami/south Florida...but for the most part that is the way it is.
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:40 AM
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Location: where the good looking people are
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Honestly each coast is pretty different.

Moving from somewhere like the mid west to say a small town in Texas, you'll have culture shock. Then west coast is usually more laid back then any other coast.

If I had to rank :
1. West coast
2. East coast (if I'm including florida)
3. Midwest
4. South


But this question is so general it's hard to answer. Are you looking to move here? What type of employment? Age?
Pretty much sums it up.
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Old 11-01-2015, 01:35 AM
 
Location: Philly
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If I were to rank them, it would go like this:

#1. East Coast
#2. South
#3. West Coast
#4. Midwest

In my opinion, the East Coast (specifically the Northeast) is the best area of the US. I prefer urban areas, and the Northeast is full of them. In fact, the US' two best cities, Philadelphia and New York, are within 90 minutes of each other. The Northeast is also really the only area in the US where one can live without a car. This is possible in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore (to a lesser extent). The aforementioned cities, minus Baltimore, have developed, mature mass transit systems. The only other places in the US that can really compete with Northeastern cities in terms of mass transit and urbanity are Chicago and San Francisco.
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Old 11-01-2015, 04:28 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Let's see...

- New York is by far the largest and most important city in the United States

- Most of the U.S. population lives east of the Mississippi River

- The western U.S. is mountainous, dry and sparsely populated until you get very near the pacific coast

- The south is a lot warmer than the north (obviously) and has a somewhat different culture due to its history

- The midwest and the south are relatively conservative and more religious compared to the northeast and the west coast

- In spite of all this, the culture of the U.S. is surprisingly similar everywhere you go, especially when you consider how large the country is
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Old 11-04-2015, 11:46 AM
 
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West coast best coast.

That is all you need to know
Oh Know
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Old 11-04-2015, 12:08 PM
 
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East Coast - urban near the Atlantic, rural and wooded inland, liberal both in urban and rural areas, very "keep it real" culture, delis, lots of ethnic white as well as Carribbean and Latin American influence. Very cold in the winter and warm to hot in the summer. Lots of pre-1900 houses and buildings.

Midwest - Largely Germanic/Nordic, African American and eastern European. People range from extroverted and religious in the south to reserved and a bit more secular in the north and are generally friendly aside from in Chicago, but maybe a bit narrow minded and judgmental in some ways. Bitterly cold winters and hot humid summers. Lots of casserole dishes. Politically a mixed bag ranging from quite liberal in Minnesota and parts of Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa to very conservative in Indiana, Missouri, Nebraska, the Dakotas and Kansas. Lots of early/mid 20th century homes.

South - Mostly African American and Anglo culture. People are very friendly, though not always in a sincere way. Despite the reputation for racism, not really worse than the rest of the country, just more interaction between black and white people. People tend to be religious but still engage in a lot of "sinful" behavior like premarital sex and drinking. Lots of rural residents. Politically conservative, but with some important liberal areas like New Orleans and Asheville. Homes tend to be older in the colonial cities like Richmond and Savannah and newer in the more western and "New South" areas.

West - Predominantly suburban population with most of the housing stock built between about 1955 and 2005. Mexican influence is very visible outside of Idaho and Montana, and some towns feel more Hispanic than not, such as Nogales and Yakima. People are very polite, but not friendly and it's easy to feel like nobody cares about your well being. Less of a "society" compared to other regions, more individualistic and clique-ish. Cold snowy winters inland, mild wet winters near the coast, and hot dry summers everywhere aside from the beach. Political climate tends to be socially liberal and fiscally conservative.
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Old 11-05-2015, 10:25 AM
 
Location: At my house in my state
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1.Midwest

2.Eastcoast

3.South

4.West coast blehhh
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Old 11-05-2015, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Nashville TN
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Its all subjective to your lifestyle your politics and your employment, each region has its pro's and con's. I prefer the South most of America hates the South its subjective.
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Old 11-05-2015, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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My ranking:

1. West
2. Midwest
3. East
4. South
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