Biggest Reasons Why Americans Are Leaving Big Cities

Biggest Reasons Why Americans Are Leaving Big Cities

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No, it’s not because of you. While all your friends may be abandoning you to move to smaller towns, it’s part of a nationwide trend. Here are the top reasons why Americans are leaving big cities.

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Commute Times Not Long Enough

Commute Times Not Long Enough

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By leaving the city, Americans can often double or even triple their commutes.

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Couldn’t Cut It In Hollywood

Couldn’t Cut It In Hollywood

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Hey, it’s not for everyone! You gave it a shot, but it’s time to go home now.

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Seeking Housing That’s Almost Affordable

Seeking Housing That’s Almost Affordable

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The cost of housing is pushing Americans to more rural locations, where they’re very nearly able to make ends meet.

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Larger Grave Plots

Larger Grave Plots

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You’ll pay less for almost double the space your corpse would occupy in the city.

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Amtrak Coupon

Amtrak Coupon

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If the nation doesn’t use this Amtrak credit by the end of the month, it will expire and that will be money wasted.

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To Muse On The Healing Tonic Of Wildness

To Muse On The Healing Tonic Of Wildness

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More than ever, city dwellers are taking to the woods to live in complete isolation as they craft transcendentalist texts about the beauty of solitude.

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Crime

Crime

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Many are looking for a safer, cleaner place to do their drugs.

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Getting Lost

Getting Lost

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Millions of traveling Americans never return to the big city simply because they’re unable to find their way back home.

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Not Enough Animal Mayors

Not Enough Animal Mayors

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Cities simply do not elect non-humans to office at the same rate that small towns do, and such political divides are encouraging migration nationwide.

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Desire To Experience More Allergies

Desire To Experience More Allergies

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Sure there are plenty of allergens in the big city, but even more sniffling and wheezing is to be had in the countryside.

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Lack Of Foraging Options

Lack Of Foraging Options

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Cities have become cement monoliths with limited greenery, forcing more Americans to seek sustenance from suburban gardens.

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They’re Reopening The Mine

They’re Reopening The Mine

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Who needs the big-city rat race when you can earn an honest living down in the pit?

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To Legitimize Plot Lines Of Hallmark Christmas Movies

To Legitimize Plot Lines Of Hallmark Christmas Movies

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In an effort to legitimize made-for-TV movies in which a businessman goes home for Christmas and falls in love with a local woman, a lot of Americans are moving back to the small towns where they grew up.

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Makes Them Look Bigger

Makes Them Look Bigger

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Someone who appears to be 5-foot-9 in New York City will by comparison appear 6-foot-3 in a smaller city like Tulsa or Tampa.

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High Cost Of Rent

High Cost Of Rent

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For the cost of a one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, it’s possible to move to a smaller state, like Maine or North Dakota, run a successful campaign for office, and move into the governor’s mansion.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl

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The good stuff’s out in the ’burbs.

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Lost Their Keys To Their City Apartments

Lost Their Keys To Their City Apartments

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Unfortunately, many Americans have misplaced their keys and are now forced to move out of cities to find a new place to live.

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Mom’s Basement Actually Not That Bad

Mom’s Basement Actually Not That Bad

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It’s fully furnished, the landlord won’t raise the rent, and in-unit laundry is free. Seriously, what more could you want?

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