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Old 01-23-2019, 04:37 AM
 
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I didn't say "stronger", which I assmume you meant, I said "more impressive". Big difference.
What is the difference?
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Old 01-23-2019, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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What is the difference?
I think Seattle is more visually impressive but I guess that is in the of the beholder.
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Old 01-23-2019, 02:57 PM
 
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Of the areas on your listed, I'd go with either Raleigh/Durham or Minneapolis/St. Paul areas. More bang for your buck. Relatively affordable, good salaries, growing economies, and nice tech sectors. Good luck!
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Old 01-23-2019, 04:05 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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I have never been to Seattle but Boston seems to be the best fit. Both cites are on the i-90 corridor, both are the northern-most major cities on each perspective coast, both have nationally well-known chains (Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks), and both are well-educated. Raleigh would be my 2nd choice being that It's very educated, both roughly around 60 percent white, tech-oriented, lots of young-adults moving in.
I always love these posts where someone compares/contrasts some place they've never been.

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I love it when these almost ten year old threads get renewed.

And how actually not much has changed. I will agree that both Boston and Pittsburgh are somewhat similar to Seattle, as they both are college areas, (Boston, of course, more-so). All cities have somewhat mild summers and don't get a huge amount of snow, though I think Boston is more uncomfortable during summer. Pittsburgh has just about the same amount of cloud cover on a yearly average. Also, Pittsburgh's hills are somewhat reminiscent of Seattle, and Boston has a strong liberal lean, as does Seattle. All have strong downtowns, but Seattle's is definitely the most impressive here in early 2019.
Pittsburgh? Seriously? Pittsburgh does have the rivers, but nothing like Puget Sound. Summers are hot-ish and extremely humid. Pgh is not really liberal, more blue-collar Democrat. Surprisingly, Boston gets more snow (than Pittsburgh, and Seattle too). I don't really think of Seattle as a big college area, myself.
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Old 01-23-2019, 04:15 PM
 
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Yeah, a lot of people just think of Syracuse as just being a blue collar city, but it is an area in transition. Health care and education is big here now too.

Here's some more information: City of Syracuse

Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau

Syracuse, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Syracuse University

Welcome to Onondaga County, New York

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We have a Lockheed Martin here too: MS2 | Lockheed Martin , Quality, Environment, Safety & Health (QESH) Policy (http://www.lockheedmartin.com/ms2/si...use/QESHP.html - broken link)

Very affordable housing market, that is stable too: CNYREALTOR.COM | #1 in Syracuse real estate and homes for sale. Search over 6,000 listings.

Syracuse Neighborhood Information + Homes For Sale | CNYREALTOR.COM (I think you would like the neighborhoods by Syracuse University like Westcott, University, Meadowbrook and Outer Comstock) , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Templat..._Neighborhoods , http://www.planning.org/greatplaces/...ersityhill.htm

Syracuse Arts Net Home , Syracuse Arts Net Directory

http://www.syracusenewtimes.com/

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Nationally, Iíd say Syracuse is by far best known for the University and, hence, education. I donít think itís reputation as a blue collar city extends beyond the Northeast.
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