CLRSearch Top 10 Counties to Avoid a Natural Disaster

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Where is the best county to live where the risk of natural disaster is least? sought to answer this question and find the Top 10 Counties to Avoid Natural Disasters.

CLRSearch Real Estate Search Engine identified which attributes its consumers considered most important to create the list of the best places to avoid a natural disaster. The released list shows the Top 10 Counties to Avoid Natural Disasters.

Based on a Facebook survey, CLRSearch users ranked natural events in terms of fear when searching for a place to live. The list was assembled by evaluating natural disaster indexes for tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and hail.

Carbon County, Utah topped this list but Hawaii and Michigan were the big winners with four counties each in the top 10. By garnering the top spot, Carbon County received the highest combined score after evaluating CLRSearch community demographic data to find the best place to live to avoid a natural disaster. Located in the northern part of Utah, Carbon County most prominently includes the city of Price. The county has a population of 20,176.

With four counties on the list, Hawaii offers security amongst the breathtaking natural beauty of crystal clear water and mountains, not to mention average high temperatures in the 80s. Although Hawaii has three counties in the top 5, we did not factor in the risk of a volcanic event. Michigan, also with four counties, offers the longest freshwater coastline surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes and more lighthouses than any other state.

The survey showed that tornadoes and earthquakes generated the most fear and received the most votes with regard to natural disasters to avoid when searching for a home. Hail had the least negative impact when searching for a place to live.

Top 10 Places to Avoid Natural Disasters:
Carbon County, Utah
Maui County, Hawaii
Kauai County, Hawaii
Honolulu County, Hawaii
Manistee County, Mich.
Hawaii County, Hawaii
Golden Valley County, Mont.
Mackinac County, Mich.
Alger County, Mich.
Ontonagon County, Mich.

About CLRSearch

CLRSearch is a Real Estate Search Engine that provides a data rich environment to explore listings, foreclosures, school information, community demographics and other data relevant to one of the most important decisions of your life, buying a home.
CLRSearch provides a space to search a vast amount of listings in a particular area, identify key demographics and review the strength of the schools without having to cross any lead-generating roadblocks. Each homebuyer can create their own perfect virtual property and be alerted when similar properties become available.

CLRSearch listing feeds are imported daily to ensure the most up-to-date information possible. The demographic data is updated yearly and provided by some of the top sources available. In addition, CLRSearch now offers a self-service Local Expert Advertising Platform that provides agents and brokers with a thrifty way to take advantage of their hyper-local ad market.

The mission of CLRSearch is to connect real estate professionals with homebuyers to find the right home in the right place. With more people connecting online than ever before and the Internet becoming more social, real estate professionals can now network online and gain more referrals by creating a virtual community. CLRSearch hopes to create a space within growing social networks for real estate professionals to grow and increase referrals.

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