U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 12-10-2018, 05:36 PM
 
17,703 posts, read 4,083,765 times
Reputation: 5636

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by mjtinmemphis View Post
What place are you thinking of that meets your criteria?

Church of Christ is largest in Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
I don't know about the dating scene.
Better economies are in large liberal cities.
Safe from crime? Depends upon the type of crime. Safety depends on personal choices.
Natural disasters are acts of God. Nothing you can control.
Hi mjtinmemphis,
Abilene,Lubbock and Waco in Texas.I dont get the best bang for my buck in big blue cities..big democratic cities dont appeal to me neways.I need a place with lots of church of Christ girls so thats why I chose Abilene,Lubbock and Waco since i want to marry a girl from my faith.I know Baylor is baptist but i get the impression that plenty of cofC girls go there.

Last edited by C24L; 12-10-2018 at 06:51 PM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-10-2018, 06:32 PM
 
17,703 posts, read 4,083,765 times
Reputation: 5636
Quote:
Originally Posted by march2 View Post
The poster is just giving what's important to them. No need for you to judge their personal preferences.

Better economies with good job growth and good Buying Power (average annual income vs cost of living) are generally in METROS that are moderate to right leading. The more liberal an area, the more a company is likely to relocate elsewhere due to a high tax burden, strapping over regulations, and high operating costs (the most expensive metros have the highest costs of living). Metros have more of an impact on an area's economy than the central city. So, in reality, what you're saying isn't true.
Thank you march2....I really appreciate it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2018, 08:32 AM
 
Location: FW, Indiander
825 posts, read 1,299,004 times
Reputation: 707
1)Safety, or at the least a visible perception of safety. No ghettoism with a bunch of trash in the streets, burnt out buildings nearby, mischief, loitering, panhandling, etc. City limits or suburbs, IDC.
2)Cost of living. If I'm struggling to meet ends meet it's not worth it. Red flags would be studio apts for over $600 with little-to-no utilities included, high sales taxes/pointless food taxes(looking at you Philthy),
3)Public transit. Gotta get where I need to go. Doesn't have to be 24/7 or have trains but at most a 10-15-minute walk to a bus stop.
4)Stable economy. In case of a downturn I'd like to be in a metro with blue collar work available.
4)Road maintenance. When it snows they gotta clean it up. Also filling cracks/potholes would be good too.
5)Weather: If there are frequent severe thunderstorm/tornado/hurricane warnings or ice storms I want no part of it. I'm indifferent to anything else(except earthquakes lol).
6)Politics. I'm right-leaning. I don't mind living in a town that usuallyvotes dem(tho I prefer a right-leaning county/region) but with that being said don't shove your lefttism down my throat. No silly protests, no plethora of "Hate has no home here" signs. Also no religion being shoved down my throat. It's okay to do you but respect that I do me.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top