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Des Moines, West Des Moines Make A"Best PlacesA" List For Relocation

There are 12 comments on the WHOtv story from Nov 1, 2010, titled Des Moines, West Des Moines Make A"Best PlacesA" List For Relocation. In it, WHOtv reports that:

Des Moines and West Des Moines are being nationally recognized as a great place to relocate to.

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Ankeny, IA

#1 Nov 1, 2010
Des Moines has a lot of talk with my friends back in India and California. It's now their first pick to move to, the job market is very bad in silicon valley
concerned citizen

Pella, IA

#2 Nov 1, 2010
wow, omaha/council bluffs came in 3rd??? How is that even possible, their crime rate (and type of crime) is much higher than DesMoines or West DesMoines.
I don't think I'd use this "study" to help me relocate (for the record, I've lived in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area as well as the DesMoines area, there is no comparison, DesMoines is much better....

Ankeny, IA

#4 Nov 1, 2010
Sanjay is correct. Much talk on internet among H-1bs in Silicon Valley and in India about where there are still jobs in the USA.

Des Moines has become the new premier destination for desis, I can't tell you how many times I've heard somone say they are planning to move to Des Moines - it's the new hot spot for Indians

Ankeny, IA

#5 Nov 1, 2010
and there is a large beautiful Hindu shrine just north of Des Moines, near the lake

Iowa is a place for Indians to escape the problems of California

Apache Junction, AZ

#6 Nov 1, 2010
I'm a 40-something native born Iowan and I used to want to get away and live somewhere else. Now with the great bike trails, the river walk taking shape, great farmer's markets, etc., I'd rather live here and still be able to afford to travel.

Apache Junction, AZ

#7 Nov 1, 2010
not sure why my above post has me as from "Keokuk", I've never even been there!

Ankeny, IA

#8 Nov 1, 2010
Amit, Indians benefit Iowa by doing the technology jobs that Iowans lack the education to do, and this creates other jobs for Iowans

Creston, IA

#9 Nov 1, 2010
Boy Des Moines REALLLY SUCKS. What does that say about the rest of the nation!!! Our roads suck our schools are over crowded. Taxation w/out justification. Unpaid bonds. Ya and the moment the population goes up all them plus' r minus'. Cost of living? Really? Has anyone got a paycheck here lately? What a bunch a propaganda for the Culver campaign.

Creston, IA

#10 Nov 1, 2010
And Amit and Sanjay only have Slumdog Millionaire to compare to sorry

Creston, IA

#11 Nov 1, 2010
Watch this and tell me how great Iowa and Des Moines is then...Leave a comment.

Ankeny, IA

#12 Nov 1, 2010
Des Moines is getting a lot of talk among my friends in Phoenix because of the new law SB1070.

They're looking for a new place to live, and Iowa has a great reputation for being welcoming to undocumented immigrants, many churches are even helping them relocate

On immigration websites, some are talking about Iowa being the new number 1 immigration state of the USA - the schools are great and social services are strong

Ankeny, IA

#13 Nov 1, 2010
somebody LIED to me!

I moved here from Chicago because I heard there were NO JOBS

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