1. The school systems are better. Class rooms aren’t as crowded witch gives students more personalized instruction. There are also more personalized tutoring programs available with stronger family support. Pass rates are higher and chances of scholarships are increased through a wider range of extra curricular activities. Athletic departments are greatly encouraged by the community and include more local scholarship programs available to young athletes.
2. Crime rates are lower. The communities are smaller with fewer strangers passing threw. Neighbors try to look out for each other and work together to keeps their homes safe on a more personal level. Emergence services have faster response times with less distances to reach and lower numbers of calls. Home insurance rates cost less primarily because of better response times.
3. There’s less traffic. In a small town everything is just around the corner. You don’t have to battle the highway crowed to get anywhere. Commutes to and from work are shorter and more serene. The roads are shorter with less people on them. With less cars on the road the air is cleaner and the environment is greener.
4. The shopping is better. Everything costs less and is made with better quality. Most of the business are family owned with more hand made items and original designs. It’s the best place to go antiquing or to find a home cooked meal in a local family owned restaurant.
5. Passionate community involvement and small towns go hand in hand. The populations are small so you get to know each other on a personal level at community events. Small towns have long rich histories and are very good at celebrating it together in many ways as well as traditional holidays.