New Report Says Americans from NY, NJ and Connecticut are Packing and Moving to another State

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    These are the three main reasons they use on the article as to why people are moving:
    • The insanely high cost
    • The horrendous weather
    • The jobs
    Source: NY Post

    Those reasons do make sense but another one is that people are fleeing/moving to areas they consider to be safer and more protected in the event something horrible happens. Rural areas are usually the best as they're far away from big cities.

    Is this people just being hysterical and overreacting or looking out for their safety? Safety.

    Good on them.
     


  2. Alkéryn

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    And also the trump
     
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    Honestly, I understand the reasons why. New England is overrated, ridiculously expensive, and the weather sucks. Also, jobs are hard to come by here (especially in teaching, from what I've heard) . Those are perfectly logical reasons to move.

    Why do you think Americans moved westward in the first place? Better opportunity.
     
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  4. Friendsxix

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    Moved from Long Island four years ago myself. High costs were the biggest factor for my family, not safety.
     
  5. Meteor7

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    I'm actually currently living in New Jersey and I'm planning to move down to Florida as soon as I can get a job down there. It's almost entirely because of the exorbitant property prices and tax rates, but I'm also aiming to start a small organic fruit farm and the climate down there is much better for growing what I want than up here.
     
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    Yes. Moving from a state inside of the United States of America to another state inside the United States of America will get them away from trump.
     
  7. Sonic Angel Knight

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    That report is a lie, I'M STILL HERE. :creep:
     
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  8. Orangy57

    Orangy57 bruh

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    No wonder people want to leave, the taxes in New Jersey are fucking insane, and the cities don't do anything with the taxes other than powerwash the courthouse once every four years
     
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  9. FAST6191

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    I see similar things with London.

    Is the brain drain still happening though?
     
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    What know nothing carries a box that way?
     
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    Come to Seattle! Sure, our house prices are also ridiculously high and we have some of the most expensive zip codes in the country (help), and our traffic conditions are utter shite (save me), but at least we have good coffee.
     
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    The fuck does this have to do with Trump?

    I live in the North East, and I though of moving to the mid west, houses are cheaper. Also, NYC is nice to visit, but not to live. Unless you wanna pay 5k a month for a tiny apartment.
     
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    Gotta love liberal states.
     
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    I live an hour's drive away from there!
     
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  20. FAST6191

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    I have done Western Washington traffic. You can work around it (basically avoid rush hour/rush three hours and you can sail by with visions of sweet scenery). I have done LA traffic. Unless all your journeys are conducted at 4am you are going to suffer it, and you are going to look at the same four buildings copy and pasted for hours. By most accounts same deal for New York and not far off for Chicago.

    Also is Starbucks considered good coffee like Americans consider Hersheys not only edible but worthy of being called chocolate?