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Old 03-14-2013, 06:22 PM
 
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Default Birmingham Metro population increased!!!

Got the info from bbj.com website. the area population increased by 8,500. the question is out of that number how many resides with city limits? i think over half....opinions?

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Old 03-14-2013, 07:38 PM
 
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here's a better news link about the population.......

Birmingham population increased - Birmingham Business Journal
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:06 AM
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I doubt it would be over half within the city limits but the news is positive regardless. I'm thinking maybe a fourth to a third in the city am the rest in the burbs.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:27 PM
 
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perhaps, but the city limits population could increase, but it's gonna take people outside the metro area and other places to make that happen. people from shelby, st. clair, blount, walker counties have so much negativity and no positive things to say about birmingham that it's gonna take people from other states and cities wanting to relocate to birimingham that's gone to increase the population within the city. people got their own factors into not wanting to live within birmingham city limits, to each it's own. even on this site when people ask about birmingham, alot of negative comments are posted and ususal by people who don't live with the city limits. birmingham needs to do more publicity ads and tv spot to get the word out that life in the city can be good. does birmingham has it's share of problems...yes. but name me one city in this world that's clean from head to toe, nobody. those who desire to call the metro area home needs to just be positive whether you care or don't care. how can you hate a metro so much that you live in...for example if you live in gardendale but you don't like birmingham...YOU LIVE IN THE BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER METROPOLTIAN AREA, i never understood that train of thought.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Metro Birmingham, AL
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perhaps, but the city limits population could increase, but it's gonna take people outside the metro area and other places to make that happen. people from shelby, st. clair, blount, walker counties have so much negativity and no positive things to say about birmingham that it's gonna take people from other states and cities wanting to relocate to birimingham that's gone to increase the population within the city. people got their own factors into not wanting to live within birmingham city limits, to each it's own. even on this site when people ask about birmingham, alot of negative comments are posted and ususal by people who don't live with the city limits. birmingham needs to do more publicity ads and tv spot to get the word out that life in the city can be good. does birmingham has it's share of problems...yes. but name me one city in this world that's clean from head to toe, nobody. those who desire to call the metro area home needs to just be positive whether you care or don't care. how can you hate a metro so much that you live in...for example if you live in gardendale but you don't like birmingham...YOU LIVE IN THE BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER METROPOLTIAN AREA, i never understood that train of thought.
Because there are alot of people who dont think outside "insert suburb name here" city limits. These same people need to be reminded early and often that their burb wouldnt even exist if it wasnt for Birmingham.
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Old 03-15-2013, 05:33 PM
 
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everytime i go out, the majority of the time people don't talk down about birmingham to me, only an occasion of two about what's here and what's not here. but go on al.com/birminghamnews and click on any news post on there about birmingham regardless if it a good news articles talking about the city, they still talk down and bad about it. on that site you can tell the race of the people and how they feel about other races particular african americans...ANY topic concerning someone of the african american race...you would think to yourself that how can people still look at another race and feel that way. it's unbelievable on that site. i'm not stupid to not realize the majority of people on al.com are middle to upper age cascausian people who still have that 1960's, 70's mentality. i mean EVERY SINGLE DAY. i'm a black man who has never encountered anybody that was hatred toward another race regardless of their race. i work on 280 everyday where we all know the majority are and to this day never has had one say anything bad toward me or birmingham. and most people within birmingham wanna see the city continue to improve but those on al.com....wanna see it burnt to the ground the way they talk about it.
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:55 PM
 
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everytime i go out, the majority of the time people don't talk down about birmingham to me, only an occasion of two about what's here and what's not here. but go on al.com/birminghamnews and click on any news post on there about birmingham regardless if it a good news articles talking about the city, they still talk down and bad about it. on that site you can tell the race of the people and how they feel about other races particular african americans...ANY topic concerning someone of the african american race...you would think to yourself that how can people still look at another race and feel that way. it's unbelievable on that site. i'm not stupid to not realize the majority of people on al.com are middle to upper age cascausian people who still have that 1960's, 70's mentality. i mean EVERY SINGLE DAY. i'm a black man who has never encountered anybody that was hatred toward another race regardless of their race. i work on 280 everyday where we all know the majority are and to this day never has had one say anything bad toward me or birmingham. and most people within birmingham wanna see the city continue to improve but those on al.com....wanna see it burnt to the ground the way they talk about it.
Take the comments on al.com with a grain of salt. When your real name and face are not attacted to the comment, then that gives the person safe cover to post whatever he or she wouldnt dare say in real life.

Also most people who post on there are probably just as scared of their own shadow as much as they are of the city of Birmingham...lol.
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:12 PM
 
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Tourian and Sleepless in Bham this guy is clueless. You'll get mad at what he doesn't know in his over priced apt or subdivision that was erected during a episode of Duck Dynasty. He does not have enough sense to know that the Summit is in Bham along with Regions Park, Railroad Park and Birmingham Zoo. I am Black as well as if it matters.
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:31 PM
 
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You are basing your thoughts off of a group of people that don't understand the concept of a metro area. How can you let someone else depict how you think or react, this makes you clueless and senseless. Where is the major airport, states largest employer, finanvial capital, CBD (central business district), and largest convention venue. Allowing opinions that are not based off facts run your life is spineless. The vast majority of these people don't like you or me they just put up with us in public out of fear. A feeling of "I have made it" in the suburbs does not compare to living in Forest Park and sending your kid to Altamont.
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