Thinking of picking up and moving somewhere?

If you're contemplating a move to somewhere in North Dakota you are in luck.  HomeSnacks has just come out with their annual best cities to live in when it comes to the Peace Garden State.

Growing up in Grand Forks, it seemed like just about everybody I knew was dying to move out of North Dakota.  "It's so boring", "There's nothing to do here", "People are too old-fashioned" and the big one, "The weather sucks."   Yep, I've heard them all, and to be honest most of all my friends did indeed move away from North Dakota.  In fact, even my family all moved out of North Dakota and they have no plans to ever move back.  Not me, I'm a North Dakota "lifer" and I wouldn't have it any other way.

North Dakota has a lot going for it too.

I'm not the only one, there are plenty of people like myself that embrace the Rough Rider State lifestyle.  North Dakota is for the most part an affordable place to live.  Jobs are plentiful, North Dakota "Nice" is a real thing and if you are an outdoor fanatic like myself, there are plenty of things to do.  Crime is low, compared to other states and that makes it a great place to raise a family.

If you are thinking of picking up and changing where you hang your hat.  Here are some options for you from HomeSnacks based on their data.  Keep in mind they only looked at communities that are over the population of 2,000.  They took into account places with low crime, great jobs, commute times, and the best schools.  Get this, according to the Happiness Research Institute, most people wished they lived somewhere different.  If that is you, here's your chance to do something about it.  However, there's a good chance you might be already living in one of the 10 best places to live in North Dakota already.

So check it out.  North Dakota's Top 10 Cities to move to in 2022!

The 10 Best Cities To Move To In North Dakota In 2022!


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