Places Rated Almanac: The Classic Guide for Finding Your Best Places to Live in America
In this unique reference, every one of America’s 379 metropolitan areas is rated by factors that are important to anyone considering a move. Divided into nine thoroughly researched main topics, this guide derives its information as much from private sources as government sources, providing a well-rounded description of all that each metro area has to offer: ambience, housing, jobs, crime, transportation, education, health care, recreation, and climate. With a personalized quiz to help determine the most important factors of an area, this ratings sourcebook provides a wealth of information for those looking to move and the armchair traveler alike.
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Brenda and I made a life decision using this book. We took the inventory honestly and ended up with our top 5 choices for retirement.
I'd recommend though that retirees first consider where their friends and families live as the primary support network against the backdrop of location.
Of course, for those who can afford two or more homes, the above mentioend condition is non issue.
Searching for Normal People
The David and Goliath Proposition
A Geography of New Home Features
Life in a Boom Town
Is It The Weather?
Neighborhood Crime Watches
Specialist Metro Areas
Healthy LifeLonger Life
A Century Forecast
Weather Extremes of the United States and Canada
If You Read This Chapter First