Do you dream of moving to a new place? You’re not alone. Many Americans are thinking of a better life elsewhere. They’re looking for bigger homes, second homes, or any home at all.
We gathered data for almost 17,000 places across more than 30 metrics. Then we used that data to make a quiz. Where should you live? Find out here:
Our columnist @fmanjoo has lived in California nearly all his life, but “not a month goes by that I don’t wonder what I’m doing here,” he writes. So Farhad took the quiz.

A list of cities and towns near Dallas checked all his boxes.
“There are lots of places in America with jobs and lower climate risks or jobs and racial diversity, but if you want all three, Texas will take care of you best,” writes @fmanjoo, who visited Dallas and its suburbs this fall.
However, “if you select transgender rights or reproductive rights as important to you in our quiz, Texas will plummet in your results,” @fmanjoo notes. “Could I live in a state that maintains restrictions with which I profoundly disagree?”
You can read on here for more of Farhad’s discoveries, and take the quiz to learn which place might be the best match for you:

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