Where to Live
By: Patrick Mulhall
United States and Canada Living Options
Crime: 991 Crime Index, 3rd safest state in the US
Economy: Almost fully recovered from the Great Recession
Taxes: Average Property Tax - 13.44%, Income Tax - 5%
Schools: 10th best education in the US, 1.19% dropout rate
Racial Makeup: 93% Caucasian, 2% Latino/Hispanic, 2% Asian, 3% Other
Climate: Average Temperature in January - 46 F, Average Temperature in July - 70 F
Jobs/Unemployment Rate: 5.1% unemployment rate (goal is 3.5%)
Recreation Available: Hiking, Skiing, Fishing, Camping, ATVing, Boating, etc.
Property Values and Income: Average Income - $64,925; Median House Value - $245,600
Sports in Area: Basketball, Lacrosse, Baseball, Soccer, Field Hockey, Football
"New Hampshire QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau." New Hampshire QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau. United States Census Bureau, 6 Jan. 2014. Web. 16 Mar. 2014
Economy: Largest economy in Canada, rich and diversified
Taxes: Income Tax - 5.05%
Schools: Literacy Rate for males and females - 99%
Racial Makeup: 75.4% Caucasian, 17.4% Asians, 4.5% African Americans, 2.7% other
Climate: The climate is cold most of the year, ranges from -4 C to 22 C year round
Jobs/Unemployment Rate: 10.1% Unemployment Rate
Recreation Available: Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Canoeing, Cross-Country skiing
Property Values and Income: Average Value - $298,500; Average Income - $76,000
Sports in Area: Hockey, Curling, Basketball, Canadian Football, Lacrosse
"Enjoy Nature: Outdoor Recreation." - Ontario Government, Ministry of Natural Resources. Outdoor Recreation, 11 Dec. 2013. Web. 16 Mar. 2014.
Schools: Has multiple high ranked schools to choose from
Economy: Has an agrarian economy
Climate: In July the average temperature is 90 F and in January it is 50 F
Taxes: Income tax rate is 5.8%
Racial Makeup: 70% Caucasian, 21.3% African American, 6.5% Hispanic, 1.2% American Indian
Property Values and Income: The average home value is $144,500 and the average household income is $45,570
Jobs/Unemployment: 8% unemployment rate
Recreation Available: Swimming at beaches, golfing, hiking, camping, etc.
Sports in Area: NASCAR, football, golf, soccer, basketball, swimming, hockey, etc.
"Recreation in North Carolina." Recreation in North Carolina. Computer Consulting Inc., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014
Wikipedia contributors. "Demographics of North Carolina.
' Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 17 Feb. 2014. Web. 17 Mar. 2014.