Survival Retreat Population Density

Survival Retreat Population Density

Population density and survival retreat location are inversely proportional. That is, most survival retreat locations will tend to be located in low population density areas. Survival Retreat Whether you live there full time, as a 2nd ‘home’, or a bug out...
Population Density Migration 1980-2000

Population Density Migration 1980-2000

Whether you are considering a move and would like to know the relative population density or simply would like to know the trends to where the people are generally moving, here is a map that I put together which shows the 20-year migration between 1980 and 2000....
Northeast Population Density

Northeast Population Density

The population density of the northeast United States is dense, for sure, however there are large regions of low population and wilderness in northern New England. For folks that are seeking to live in an area that is further away from the many systemic risks and the...
Uninvited Guests In Time Of Crisis

Uninvited Guests In Time Of Crisis

“If things get bad, I’m coming to your place!” Guest post by Mr. and Mrs. restoringBrad – How many of us have heard people say that, or something similar to it? Even if they were laughing when they said it, they might mean it. Sure, some folks...
Best States To Live A Preparedness Lifestyle

Best States To Live A Preparedness Lifestyle

UPDATE: Poll results are in: (Jump to results) Many of us live a preparedness lifestyle to varying extents. Some casually, others more seriously. What is a preparedness lifestyle? From small increments all the way to large effort, it’s basically a lifestyle that...
15 Reasons Why You Need Food Storage

15 Reasons Why You Need Food Storage

Here’s a list of 15 reasons why you need food storage – to get you thinking about it…   1. Severe Weather Events: A major snowstorm or ice-storm leaves you stranded. Or floods tearing out roads. Worse yet, Hurricane damage! It may leave people...
Safer Survival Distance From USA City Hordes

Safer Survival Distance From USA City Hordes

I built the following map of the United States (shown below) identifying 276 cities in the United States with population greater than 100,000 people. I then drew a 300 mile diameter zone circled around each city (150 mile radius). I chose the 150 mile radius as a...
The Golden Horde – Redirecting & Misdirection

The Golden Horde – Redirecting & Misdirection

First, Who is or What is the “Golden Horde”? While the phrase originally came from the ancient Mongols who overran eastern Europe in the 13th Century, the prepper community uses the phrase as follows: “The “Golden Horde” is (are) the...
The Perfect Bug Out Location Survival Retreat

The Perfect Bug Out Location Survival Retreat

What makes for a perfect bug out location? I will throw out a few bullet points to get the conversation started. While there’s probably no such thing in the real world as a perfect bug out location or a perfect survival retreat to call home, there certainly are...
Apartment Dweller Preparedness Recommendations

Apartment Dweller Preparedness Recommendations

About 23% of all people in the United States live in an apartment dwelling (structure type: 2 or more units). That’s about 68 million people according to nmhc.org 2015 statistics. If you fit in that statistic and if you are a prepper, you’re presented with...