Amazon HQ2 in General Houston Discussions Posted January 23, 2018 5 hours ago, Reefmonkey said: Minneapolis-St Paul for one. Median home price: $242,000 (vs Houston $230,000) Median income $66,282 (vs Houston $42,877) Unemployment 3.0% (vs Houston 4.1%) Environmentally and in terms of sustainability better off than Houston. Some coincidental timing from the WSJ! Sounds like they would like to be growing more like Houston is than how they are currently... Forget the Midwest. Minnesota Casts Itself as the North It won’t help the Vikings but to solve its population problem, the state is branding itself as ‘the North’; ‘Sick of being this afterthought in this afterthought called the Midwest’ ...Convincing people to move to Minnesota is “the most important work we can do in terms of growing our economy and staying competitive for the future,” said Michael Langley, chief executive of the regional economic development group Greater MSP and an executive board member of the Super Bowl host committee.