Would Virginia or North Carolina be good states to move to?

I want to move to a state where the winters are warmer than in Chicago. I'm also thnking about Arizona, Texas, and Florida, but I'm thinking that they are too hot in the summer. Also, I want to look for engineering jobs (specifically civil engineering) in the future. I'd also like to move to a good-sized city that is near the ocean. Which state out of VA and NC would you recommend? Oh yeah, this is a good question: Which states have the most jobs for engineers?

Asked By: - 7/9/2008
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Virginia and North Carolina are great places to live in but the civil engineering jobs are drying up pretty fast in those states. The job market in Florida is pretty abysmal right now also. I think Arizona is the same. I heard Houston and San Antonio have decent job markets for Civil Engineers. Also, North Dakota... More
Answered By: onegater - 7/9/2008
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Although both Virginia and North Carolina fit your desire to live in a more moderate climate than where you are North Carolina may offer lower taxes and have a lower cost of living than Virginia... More
Answered By: Bud - 7/9/2008
Texas would have the most jobs for an engineer, but florida and virginia would be good too. Oh you could also try looking into louisiana because there are some jobs there for engineering, i'm sorry to say though that all of these places would be hot.
Answered By: mary-tabby - 7/9/2008
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