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Greensboro, NC is a city that has received high rankings in many different categories. According to Bestplaces, Greensboro ranks 7th in the list of top places to live in North Carolina. Additionally, it is ranked 7th in the list of most affordable large cities in America and 33rd overall for affordability. Furthermore, it is listed as the 18th best place to start a business and 20th best city for job seekers. These rankings are reflective of the strong economic climate and quality of life that Greensboro offers its citizens. The city's diversity, culture, and education opportunities have also been praised by those who live in or visit the city. All these factors make Greensboro an ideal destination for individuals looking for a great place to live and work.

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#5 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
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#9 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
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#9 Best and Worst Cities for Sleep
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#12 Fiscally Fit Cities Report
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#19 Best Cities for Seniors 2005
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#19 Drought-Riskiest Cities
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#31 America's Migraine Hot Spots
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#31 Healthiest Cities
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#35 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
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#57 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
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#59 Most Comfortable Summer Cities
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#73 The Most Single Cities
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#75 America’s Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating
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#81 2005 Best Places to Live
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#153 Best Green Cities
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I have lived in Greensboro for almost 30 years. Moved here in the 8th grade from Long Beach California. We literally fell in love with this great state and Greensboro in  More

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Born and raised here. Yes some crime like everywhere else, but overall, I'm not afraid to be out at night. You might like some areas right outside of the city..  More

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Can no longer afford the cost of living in Austin, Tx. Searching for a medium size town to move to in North Carolina. Family of 2 middle aged adults, one college age  More

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