Help me pick a state in which to live.
October 24, 2006 3:07 PM Subscribe
Suppose your partner is given choice of (U.S.) states to move in order to continue working for their employer. Which state do you choose, and why?
The (only) choices are: Texas, Illinois, Connecticut, Wisconsin, California, South Carolina, Nevada, Alabama, and North Carolina.
posted by parilous to work & money (38 answers total)
I have no details about WHERE inside the state we would be, but please be specific when you discuss pros/cons of the state.
Personal history: I grew up in rural Iowa and am in no hurry to return to the midwest. We both lived in the mid-Atlantic states (MD and NJ) for a number of years, and are now desert rats in Tucson, Arizona.
Our general preferences: He likes the best of both worlds -- lively, kinetic metropolitan places with wilderness and solitude nearby. I like the progressive attitude of a college-type town. I work in a professional niche (program assessment/ evaluation) and would need an area where I can market my (usually government funded) expertise.