I also have a background in sales & admin, so I hopefully will not have trouble finding a job.Also I plan on finding on before I move if possible.Downsides are distance from anything else, rising level of wealthy retirees. Charlotte is much more city-like but it'll still look fairly small to your eyes - some very walkable areas, but still need a car to survive. The combination of all three provides some special resources that may appeal to you at this time of life. Again, you can find walkable neighborhoods but you won't survive without a car, no matter where you live.
It's pretty, old-ish, has water and nearby beach but its own economy.If you want to be around young professionals, then you need to go where young professionals and probably need to broaden your horizons as possibilities.Check and see what the average age and average educational level is for cities you are considering.Diverse political profile but remember it's a conservative state and getting more so.If that matters to you either way, you should know that.For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future (Jer ).And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose (Rom ). Our "medium sized cities" are like your moderate suburbs. In any case, there's NOWHERE that you'd find similar to NY.I am almost 30 so I do not nessasairly want to be around all students, I would preferto be around young professionals, but not that young !I am very into health and fitness, so an area with a selection of gyms, grocery stores, shops would be ideal.