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Lake Of The Ozarks Is One Of The Best Places To Live In 2021, This Popular YouTube Channel Says

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Lake Of The Ozarks Is One Of The Best Places To Live In 2021, This Popular YouTube Channel Says

Lake of the Ozarks is one of the best places to be in 2021.

That's according to — well, us, and pretty much everyone who lives at the Lake already — but it's also according to the YouTube channel "World According To Briggs."

The channel has more than half a million subscribers and nearly 200 videos, with 20 of them topping a million views. The owner and publisher, Briggs, explains his passion is making videos about places in the U.S., having traveled extensively. He says his videos are compiled through data he obtains from "state and city websites, my experience, stories from news sites, and stories from you."

On Briggs' video titled "Top 10 BEST places to Live in the United States for 2021," he lists two places Lake of the Ozarks folks know well. His #8 place is Overland Park, Kan., which is home for many who call Lake of the Ozarks their "home away from home." But his surprising reveal for #4 is the gem of Missouri, Lake of the Ozarks. Briggs explains his rationale for choosing Lake of the Ozarks:

-The lake is huge (1,150 miles of shoreline), with plenty of land to build on

-The cost of living is “dirt-cheap”

-Plenty of small towns dotted around the area (he lists a couple that are not really even towns anymore, but we won't hold it against him)

-Property and homes are still comparatively cheap, for those currently living in many of America’s cities (especially the west coast)

-You can have a home and private dock, right on the water

(The video is below, Lake of the Ozarks segment begins at 8:33.)

For those who already know and love, and perhaps live at, Lake of the Ozarks, none of this is new information. But from realtors to title companies to tourism businesses, many local business owners have told LakeExpo they met plenty of people in 2020 who told them, "I'd never heard of this place until this year!"

With Lake of the Ozarks making national news multiple times in 2020—from the lakefront pool parties at local establishments that defied Covid shutdowns in May, to September's BikeFest that brought an estimated 100,000 motorcyclists—it may have appeared on Briggs' radar as a result. Untold numbers of Americans have also been introduced to the Lake of the Ozarks thanks to the award-winning Netflix series, Ozark, which will air in its fourth and final season this year.

Here are Briggs' top ten places (though in no particular order) to live in 2021:

10 - "Most of Wisconsin" 

9 - New England, excluding Connecticut

8 - Overland Park, Kan.

7 - Bend, Ore.

6 - Charleston, South Carolina

5 - Charleston, West Virginia

4 - Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

3 - San Diego, Cali.

2 - Idaho

1 - Rural Pennsylvania & most of the Dallas, Tx. metro area

Whatever it was that brought the Lake onto Briggs' top-ten list, it's now on many thousands of YouTubers' minds too, as the video (below) released on Dec. 31, 2020 has already accumulated more than half a million views. With real estate prices still relatively low compared with larger cities, extremely low property taxes, and an increasingly demographically diverse community (no longer the place for only vacationers and retirees, more people are now working from home, at their Lake home), Lake of the Ozarks could continue to be a hot place to move to, for quite awhile. There's certainly no place we'd rather be!

Here's the video. The Lake of the Ozarks portion begins at 8:33.

Top 10 BEST Places to Live in the United States for 2021

The Top 10 BEST Places to live in the United States for 2021. This list is for the most part my opinion based on things I learned in 2020 while researching for our videos.

The United States is going through some changes right now and it will continue into 2021. People will be looking for new places for relocation in the United States. Some will be moving to the next town or city, others will cross states, and even across the country looking to survive the economic downturn the United States is facing.

I hope you enjoy the video and it helps.

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