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Old 02-01-2009, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by censusdata View Post
All of those cities have high crime rates. They combine for over 500 murders a year and have expensive rent. Miami is a place where thugs shot and rob people with out of state tags - not a very good place for a teenager from a foreign country.

As an 18 yr old student you need 2 things: safety and affordability. US cities that offer both would include Lexington KY, Knoxville TN, among many others. I live in Lexington and I know you can get a low end studio in a safe area for around $400 - Knoxville would be similar.
I did my best to include cities that meet his criteria. He wanted east coast, south of New York, and a population between 200,000 and 1 million. There are places with lower crime, but they're either too small for the OP or not on the east coast. Atlanta does not have expensive rent.
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