North Carolina Rankings

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North Carolina is a beautiful state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is known for its diverse geography and attractions, including the Great Smoky Mountains, Outer Banks beaches, and world-famous barbecue. It also has a strong economy and is home to several major corporations. As such, it has consistently ranked highly in terms of livability among all states in the United States. According to Best Places, North Carolina ranks 4th overall in terms of livability across the country. The rankings are based on metrics such as cost of living, safety, health care quality, employment opportunities and education attainment levels. North Carolina's strong economy has helped it secure a top spot on the list for years and is likely to remain one of America's most desirable states for years to come.

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Western NC (eg Asheville, Hendersonville and surrounding areas) is Not the place to move to. No proper supporting jobs except tourism and elderly care. Horrendous drug  More

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Over 6 years ago

Lots of scenery, slow moving, minor crime and mostly friendly people. Natives only want your money: was told I needed to spend my money locally and not else ware. If you  More

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To Best Places: Due to an archaic discriminatory common law North Carolina is not a good place to move to or to live in. It is known as the 1% contributory negligence  More

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