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View Poll Results: What are the most transient cities in the United States??
Seattle 9 7.20%
Atlanta 30 24.00%
Pittsburgh 2 1.60%
Houston 10 8.00%
Dallas 14 11.20%
Charlotte 10 8.00%
Los Angeles 27 21.60%
Miami 26 20.80%
Detroit 1 0.80%
New York City 38 30.40%
Chicago 14 11.20%
Boston 10 8.00%
Washington, D.C. 41 32.80%
Las Vegas 37 29.60%
Baltimore 1 0.80%
St. Louis 1 0.80%
Austin 10 8.00%
Other 22 17.60%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 125. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-07-2009, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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What are the most transient cities in the United States??
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Colorado Springs Colorado. With 4 major military bases and the Air Force Academy people come and go from that city all the time.
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
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I vote for Denver. After living there for almost 5 years, I hardly ever ran into a CO native.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:08 AM
 
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Atlanta, Charlotte, DC, and Las Vegas
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:34 AM
 
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That's a tough one. Looking at your list I would guess New York and Los Angeles as I would think that's where most immigrants come to get started in this country before moving on elsewhere
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:39 AM
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Location: San Francisco
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San Francisco is up there...only 30% of the population are even California natives. There are lots of immigrants, and transplant yuppies and hipsters that are always coming and going.
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Old 03-07-2009, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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You missed one of the biggest transient cities - PHOENIX.

It may be less of a transient city now, but I believe at one point, the ratio was for every 2 in = 1 out.

That shouldn't be a reflection of the rest of the state.
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Old 03-07-2009, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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My guess is Las Vegas. When my fiance and I were looking to relocate there (but we aren't now), most people living in the area (along with realtors we met) told us many people don't stay in LV very long. They told us it's a good city for young professionals to start out and live, but then they move back home to start a family.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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You'd be amazed how easy it is in Atlanta to find a huge group of people from almost any large city. All you have to do during football season is start a thread on the Atlanta forum asking for Pittsburgh fans or New York, Denver, Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Philly,wherever, to speak to and you will be bombarded with people from those cities telling you they are still fans of their old cities teams. They will even direct you to bars where they converge and pack into every Sunday to cheer their teams.

There are whole subdivisions where you will not find one person originally from Atlanta but plenty of people from New York, New Jersey, Ohio etc.
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Old 03-07-2009, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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I would have to say LA-NYC and SF
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