America’s top states to live in
November 3, 2015
The modern USA was built by migrants chasing the dream of a better life. The dream continues in the 21st century as America is still known as the land of opportunity.
With so many lifestyle options available It has become a hot spot for people looking for a better way of life.
America is more than twice the size of the European Union, and with its 50 states, there is something on offer for everyone, no matter what their geographic or climatic preference is.
Here is a run-down of some of the best states to move to:
California is located on the west coast of the United States. Known as the Sunshine state, it is famous for its famous people (mostly found around Los Angeles, it's capital city) and the multitude of tourist attractions found around the state. As of 2012, if California where its own country it would have the 9th largest economy in the world so there are no shortage of job opportunities. It's also a great place to live, with a Mediterranean climate throughout most of the state.
Colorado is the US state that encompasses most of the famous Rocky Mountains. Is it is a central state, with a more complex climate then states found outside of the Mountain States region. Most of Colorado is made up of mountains, foothills, high plains and desert lands - making for some extreme weather. It also means there is some amazing natural scenery to be enjoyed throughout the state, suiting individuals who like to pursue outdoor activities. Colorado is a great state for business, with many large corporates having their headquarters based in the states capital city, Denver.
Texas is the second most populous and second largest state in the US. Historically, Texan culture comes from a blend of Southern, Western, and Mexican influences, making for a melting pot of cultures, food and arts. Texas contains diverse landscapes that resemble both the American South and Southwest Texas's large population, abundance of natural resources, thriving cities and leading centers of higher education have contributed to a large and diverse economy, founded on the petroleum industry after the discovery of oil in the early 1900's.
New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. New York City, with a Census-estimated population of over 8.3 million in 2012, is the most populous city in the United States. It is known for its status as a center for finance and culture, with some of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions found in the city. It is also known for being the largest gateway for immigration to the United States. In general, New York has a humid continental climate, though New York City has a humid subtropical climate, with warm summers and very cold winters.
Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It's capital city is Boston, and the state is most famous for its history, as the original Pilgrims settled in the state in the early 1600's. Massachusetts economy is a strong, with sectors vital to the Massachusetts economy including higher education, biotechnology, finance, health care, and tourism and a low unemployment rate of 6.0%. The climate of Massachusetts is a humid continental climate, with warm summers and cold, snowy winters.
Florida is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The climate varies from subtropical in the north to tropical in the south. Florida's culture is a reflection of influences and multiple inheritance; Native American, European American, Hispanic and African American heritages can be found in the architecture and cuisine. It's economy is driven by tourism, industry, construction, international banking, biomedical and life sciences, healthcare research, simulation training, aerospace and defense, and commercial space travel.