Originally Posted by Midpack
I live in a distant suburb, not in Chicago. And we're looking at Chapel Hill NC, it is a good 20% higher, mostly due to real estate about 50% higher as I mentioned earlier. We may have to settle for another part of the Triangle area...
I have heard many positive things about Raleigh-Durham and we have friends there that feel it is a real unique place with lots to do. The combination of nearby large universities and high salaried employment makes for a higher COL but offers a lot in return.