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  • #6: Provo-Orem, Utah

    Published 02/19/13 in Places
    #6: Provo-Orem, Utah

    Population in 2000: 376,774Population in 2010: 526,810Change: 150,036/39.8%Named one of the best places in America to raise a family by Forbes in 2010, the Provo-Orem metropolitan area attracts…   See the Image

  • #9: Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, S.C.

    Population in 2000: 196,629Population in 2010: 269,291Change: 72,662/37.0%Almost 14 million people visit Myrtle Beach each year, but the area has also attracted more than 70,000 permanent…   See the Image

  • #5: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Fla.

    Population in 2000: 440,888Population in 2010: 618,754Change: 177,866/40.3%Developed as a master-planned community in 1975, Cape Coral boasts more than 400 miles of salt and freshwater canals,…   See the Image

  • #7: Greeley, Colo.

    Published 02/19/13 in Places
    #7: Greeley, Colo.

    Population in 2000: 180,926Population in 2010: 252,825Change: 71,899/39.7%Ranked No. 13 on Forbes' "Cheapest Places to Live" list, this Northern Colorado city pulls in newcomers with its…   See the Image

  • #2: St. George, Utah

    Published 02/19/13 in Places
    #2: St. George, Utah

    Population in 2000: 90,354Population in 2010: 138,115Change: 47,761/52.9%Nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by red sandstone cliffs, this Southern Utah city has drawn nearly 50,000 new…   See the Image

  • #10: Bend, Ore.

    Published 02/19/13 in Places
    #10: Bend, Ore.

    Population in 2000: 115,367Population in 2010: 157,733Change: 42,366/36.7%Known as a gateway for mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing and other outdoor sports, this scenic Oregon city has…   See the Image

  • #8: Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

    Population in 2000: 1,249,763Population in 2010: 1,716,289Change: 466,526/37.3%Home to the University of Texas and four Fortune 500 companies, this hip, high-tech city draws a diverse mix of…   See the Image

  • Most people going through the moving process would welcome a little star treatment. Instead of dealing with the stress of moving day -- from organizing to packing to looking after your kids and pets…   Read the Article

  • Even with the most careful movers, accidents can happen. Though you're paying hundreds or thousands of dollars to get your stuff to your new home, typical moving insurance pays about 60 cents per…   Read the Article

  • The most cost-effective moving method is, of course, doing it yourself. Renting a box truck can be a cost-effective alternative to hiring a moving company. A 10-foot moving truck will generally hold…   Read the Article

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