For a number of couples the decision on where to live after getting married isn’t an easy one. While some couples lived in the same city, staying in the place they have both always called home makes sense. Other couples live in different zip codes entirely and as a result they must make the choice. The other might move to the city one of them already calls home or, they might move to an entirely different city and build a life in a new place in hopes that that particular city becomes home.
When it comes to making the decision to move there are various factors couples need to consider. Examples include the current job market, the price of housing and the school system in the event they have children or are looking to start a family.
As reported by The Huffington Post, recently Rent.com released their list of the best U.S. cities for newlyweds. Take a look below at three of the cities that made the list and why:
1. San Diego, California – I might be biased but it only seems appropriate that a California coastal city makes the list. San Diego is praised for the variety of activities couples can engage in. There’s the well-known San Diego Zoo, a “bustling downtown” and beautiful beaches. Additionally, San Diego is very close to other Southern California destinations making romantic getaways easy!
2. Washington DC – Our country’s capital is filled with “romantic opportunities.” According to The Huffington Post couples can go to museums, political events and see pieces of our history all around. Washington DC is also known for having a “high mean annual income” and more money just might mean more of an ability to afford and enjoy all that the city has to offer.
3. Seattle, Washington – If you already have a family or are looking to start one Seattle should definitely be on your radar. The city not only has residents with a higher mean income but out of all 10 cities highlighted, it has the highest percentage of children under six. That means plenty of opportunities for play dates and family adventures. Additionally, the city is accepting of all newlyweds regardless of gender or sexual orientation, something reflected with their recent legalization of same sex marriage.
For the remaining 7 best cities for newlyweds visit The Huffington Post. If you are married how did you and your spouse make the decision on where to reside?
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