Washington has zero income tax and a much better economy than Oregon, maybe the best in the USA so mostly expensive.
Pullman has the Best Weather in Oregon and Washington and high quality of life.
May be better than Laramie Wyoming 7000 foot altitude cold windy winters.
Canyon Texas is hot in the summer.
Prescott Arizona lacks a university, nothing to do, but nice moderate altitude and not too big and some what far away from Phoenix mega-city smog and heat.
Probably Pullman is better than these 3 west coast alternatives.
Probably the best location on the entire west coast, all considered.
Especially if you have children needing college.
The population was 30,000 mostly white people.
No interstates freeways, traffic, noise, illegals..
Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of
It is home to Washington State University,
a public research land-grant university,
headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
eight miles from Moscow, Idaho,
University of Idaho,
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport.
In 2011, Bloomberg Business week selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington.
Factors included affordability,
a family-friendly lifestyle,
the quality of Pullman High School,
the presence of Washington State University,
and the natural environment of the area