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Old 06-16-2012, 12:53 PM
 
Location: pennsauken
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Originally Posted by gsoboi78 View Post
(note: tier cities are not all about population. Its also about status, its importance, its urban nature and amenities. So a city with a certain population can be in a lower tier than another city that has less people)

Tier 1 cities

New York, NY pop: 8,244,910
Los Angeles, CA pop 3,792,621
Chicago, IL pop 2,695,598
Philadelphia, PA pop 1,526,006
Houston, TX pop 2,099,451
Boston, MA pop 617,594

Tier 2 cities

Phoenix, AZ pop 1,445,632
Cleveland, OH pop 396,815
Baltimore, MD pop 620,961
Charlotte, NC pop 731,424
Atlanta, GA pop 420,003
Denver, CO pop 600,158

Tier 3 cities

Birmingham,AL pop 212,237
Orlando, FL pop 238,300
Louisville, KY pop 741,096 (consolidated)
Greensboro, NC pop 270,505
Montgomery, AL pop 205,764
Raleigh, NC pop 403,892
Richmond, VA pop 204,214

Most cities below 200,000 people would be tier 4 cities

Boston is way smaller than i thought.

 
Old 06-16-2012, 02:28 PM
 
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Boston is way smaller than i thought.
Small city limits... there are a lot of neighborhoods that *should" be within the city proper but aren't.
 
Old 06-16-2012, 03:36 PM
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gsoboi78 View Post
(note: tier cities are not all about population. Its also about status, its importance, its urban nature and amenities. So a city with a certain population can be in a lower tier than another city that has less people)

Tier 1 cities

New York, NY pop: 8,244,910
Los Angeles, CA pop 3,792,621
Chicago, IL pop 2,695,598
Philadelphia, PA pop 1,526,006
Houston, TX pop 2,099,451
Boston, MA pop 617,594

Tier 2 cities

Phoenix, AZ pop 1,445,632
Cleveland, OH pop 396,815
Baltimore, MD pop 620,961
Charlotte, NC pop 731,424
Atlanta, GA pop 420,003
Denver, CO pop 600,158

Tier 3 cities

Birmingham,AL pop 212,237
Orlando, FL pop 238,300
Louisville, KY pop 741,096 (consolidated)
Greensboro, NC pop 270,505
Montgomery, AL pop 205,764
Raleigh, NC pop 403,892
Richmond, VA pop 204,214

Most cities below 200,000 people would be tier 4 cities
Where is San Francisco?
 
Old 06-16-2012, 03:42 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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LA
San Francisco
San Diego
Sacramento
San Jose
Oakland
Seattle
Portland
Austin
Denver
Fresno
Las Vegas
Salt Lake

Then you have the rest of this wasteland you call a country.
Lol says someone who has never set foot east of the Mississippi?
please dont embarrass yourself with your ignorant post
 
Old 06-16-2012, 03:59 PM
 
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Small city limits... there are a lot of neighborhoods that *should" be within the city proper but aren't.
Exactly. And those adjacent areas of urban character, if included in Boston's city limits, would expand Boston's land area to something more typical of a major American city, and would more than double Boston's population, and could nearly triple it, depending on which areas one considered urban enough to be legitimately considered "in the city."

For this reason, Boston is one of the better examples of why, as has been discussed extensively in other General U.S. threads, urban area and/or metro area population gives a better sense of a city's effective size than city limits population. Jacksonville would be a prime example of the other side of this situation, a city that is effectively smaller than its official population would indicate, because the city limits include a lot of area that is rural or semi-rural, and not really part of the true built up city.
 
Old 06-16-2012, 04:12 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Originally Posted by scrantiX View Post
LA
San Francisco
San Diego
Sacramento
San Jose
Oakland
Seattle
Portland
Austin
Denver
Fresno
Las Vegas
Salt Lake

Then you have the rest of this wasteland you call a country.
Can the mods ban this abominable character already? Every time I see one of his posts I feel like Christine Taylor listening to the Ben Stiller character in Dodgeball... I get a gag reflex.
 
Old 06-16-2012, 06:28 PM
 
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Where is San Francisco?
Yeah, gsoboi78 posted one of the worst lists I've seen on this forum. No, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, St. Louis, New Orleans, Dallas, Portland, Miami, etc... I know young children who have a better grasp on U.S. city tiers.
 
Old 06-16-2012, 06:30 PM
 
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Lol says someone who has never set foot east of the Mississippi?
please dont embarrass yourself with your ignorant post
More like east of Denver.
 
Old 06-16-2012, 10:59 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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If people are going to make a list, it should atleast be somewhat logical.
 
Old 06-17-2012, 01:13 AM
 
Location: London, U.K.
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So I feel the need to ask, why is LA in the same tier as NYC? Ok let's entertain that idea for a bit. It's common sense that NYC's peers are Paris, Tokyo, London, maybe Shanghai or Sao Paulo or Mexico City and some people argue NYC and London are above the rest in the group. There's reputable evidence to support that thought. SO if LA is in the same tier as NYC, is there anyone out there who thinks it belongs with Tokyo, London, and Paris? LOL

LA's peers are Milan, Buenos Aires, Rio, Mumbai, Beijing, etc.

Let me know so I can add to my ignore list.
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