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MountainBiker
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Yes, Slike, in the real world. most folks must live in urban/suburban environments given how difficult it is to earn a living in rural areas. I was fortunate to have had a good career in a small town in MA a bit beyond the suburbs, and now that I am mostly retired, I was able to move full time into what was my bug out location in the VT countryside. Needing to earn a living was not a factor for me, though if I ever needed to sell my place, my target audience would be NYC Metro area types looking for a country property; people who don’t need to support themselves here. Rural populations are getting older and in most areas the best case scenario is a stable population as opposed to a declining population. Come an ongoing SHTF scenario though, the rural areas is where I think it’ll be best to be. .