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Old 09-12-2010, 02:58 AM
 
Location: Tower of Heaven
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Lightbulb The oldest cities in the United States !!!

Population that population is over 65 yo (in 2008 according the Brookings Institution)

US average : 13%

1.Lakeland,FL : 20.8%
2.Honolulu, HI : 20%
3.Miami,FL : 17.6%
3.Pompano Beach, FL : 17.6%
4.Scranton, PA : 17.3%
5.Palm Bay FL :16.3%
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7.Pittsburgh : 15.3%
14.San Francisco : 13.4%
19.Philadelphia : 13.8%
23.Albuquerque : 12.5%
25.New York City : 12.3%
35.Las Vegas : 11.8%
36.Seattle : 11.7%
38.Detroit : 11.7%
45.Washington DC : 11.3%
51.Portland, OR : 11%
58.Nashville : 10.6%
60.San Antonio : 10.6%
61.San Diego : 10.5%
64.Chicago : 10.3%
65.Phoenix : 10.3%
67.Boston : 10.1%
70.San Jose : 10%
72.Los Angeles : 9.9%
75.Salt Lake : 9.5%
78.Minneapolis : 9.3%
82.Houston : 9.1%
84.Atlanta : 8.8%
89.Dallas & Fort Worth : 8.3%
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93.Riverside & San Bernardino CA : 7.6%
94.Austin : 6.7%
95.Provo, UT : 5.7%
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:10 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Dude Austin feels young as hell! I love it.
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:18 AM
 
Location: Tower of Heaven
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Dude Austin feels young as hell! I love it.
Not a real surprise, Austin attracts young people from California and many parts of Texas, but it's not attractive for retired...They prefer Miami and Honolulu, these cities are famous for that But that doesn't mean these cities are over and from the past..Miami is clearly one of the youngest city in the US about attitudes and culture
Houston, Dallas and Atlanta are very impressive too
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:22 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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I don't mean to sound rude or offend anyone, but Tampa literally feels like the oldest city I have been too. And for some reason Philadelphia somewhat does in quite a few areas too.
Again no offense to anyone.
They're both cool cities though. Tampa has a beast location on the Bay.
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:30 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Originally Posted by RenaudFR View Post
Population that population is over 65 yo (in 2008 according the Brookings Institution)

US average : 13%

1.Lakeland,FL : 20.8%
2.Honolulu, HI : 20%
3.Miami,FL : 17.6%
3.Pompano Beach, FL : 17.6%
4.Scranton, PA : 17.3%
5.Palm Bay FL :16.3%
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7.Pittsburgh : 15.3%
14.San Francisco : 13.4%
19.Philadelphia : 13.8%
23.Albuquerque : 12.5%
25.New York City : 12.3%
35.Las Vegas : 11.8%
36.Seattle : 11.7%
38.Detroit : 11.7%
45.Washington DC : 11.3%
51.Portland, OR : 11%
58.Nashville : 10.6%
60.San Antonio : 10.6%
61.San Diego : 10.5%
64.Chicago : 10.3%
65.Phoenix : 10.3%
67.Boston : 10.1%
70.San Jose : 10%
72.Los Angeles : 9.9%
75.Salt Lake : 9.5%
78.Minneapolis : 9.3%
82.Houston : 9.1%
84.Atlanta : 8.8%
89.Dallas & Fort Worth : 8.3%
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93.Riverside & San Bernardino CA : 7.6%
94.Austin : 6.7%
95.Provo, UT : 5.7%
OK... so is there a question or a point here?
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Old 09-12-2010, 04:13 AM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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I thought this was going to be about places like Santa Fe, New Mexico or St. Augustine, Florida even if that seemed too obvious.

Personally I like older people. They provide a connection to the past, but also a link to our future. I mean most of us will be old people someday so why not embrace the old? Also they don't commit that much crime and have figured themselves as much as they ever will. So it's sometimes easier to determine which ones are truly jerks and which ones are basically good. Pennsylvania is starting to sound appealing to me as it's cooler than Florida, but has lots of old people.

Granted that sounded a bit condescending, but I really do tend to like older people. I'm already missing my lecture series at the retirement home.
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Old 09-12-2010, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Las Vegas felt really old to me.
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Old 09-12-2010, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Tower of Heaven
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Las Vegas felt really old to me.
Strange o_o
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Old 09-12-2010, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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Can you share the link?
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Old 09-12-2010, 01:14 PM
 
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Las Vegas felt really old to me.
were you following all the old folks around the slots machines at the casinos, the way Phoebe did in "Friends"? lol
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