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Old 07-16-2007, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Elkins, WV
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The eastern panhandle of WV, along with parts of MD, VA, and PA are all booming right now due to DC sprawl. Berkeley County, WV had a population of around 20,000 in 1980, now the census says 94,000 for 2000, and many believe its well over 100,000 now. Same goes for Jefferson and Morgan counties in West Virginia, Loudoun ounty in Virginia, Frederick County in Maryland and Adams and Franklin counties in Pennsylvania. The whole area is booming.
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:55 PM
 
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Detroit is losing population but Michigan as a whole is experiencing very slight growth. You have to be really really bad to have no population growth, or be in a war zone.
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Old 07-16-2007, 06:07 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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I don't see Missouri and Massachusetts growing much in the future. Mass. is too over-priced. I can understand why NYC is so expensive, people want to move here. But Boston? It's a real cool city, but not many people are attracted to living there.

Missouri? Honestly, I can't find one attractive quality it has that would convince people to move there. I do see NC growing, obviously. It's growing right now. Wisconsin, I don't see that as a booming state anytime in the future. Illinois--Chicago is growing, besides that, not really. I see Pennsylvania growing.

I still don't think California is really that booming. It's a popular place for Hispanics, illegal immigrants, and some Asians, other than that, California isn't all that booming. More Americans are leaving it than moving there.
Not one attractive quality about Missouri, huh? Aside from its central location, climate, the Ozarks, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis....you're right, i can't imagine why anyone would move to Missouri
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:07 PM
 
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Michigan as a whole is experiencing very slight growth.
Not anymore. The 2006 Census estimates calculated that Michigan experienced a slight population loss since 2005. Things are pretty bad.
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Old 07-16-2007, 09:16 PM
 
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Michigan is barely gaining, all the loss of jobs. I think in the future though, Michigan will start gaining. it had a fast growing dteroit area, and now a slow growing Detroit Area, but that will change, and a growing western Michigan area. Michigan's primary population is in Detroit, and with the cars down, the area is losing people. but it wil come back, then it will be back down, then back up...etc.
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Old 07-16-2007, 09:37 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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The sprawl in the Detroit area is actually grinding to a halt, although northern Macomb County continues with previously-arranged development. Michigan in the 1990s was doing pretty well on Ford Explorer (Exploder) sales.

Florida will decline, as its quality of life is nowhere near as good as people say it is (typically carpetbagging old timers from the North with lots of money to buy their way into private developments). Arizona and Nevada cannot sustain their wild growth, either.
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Old 07-16-2007, 09:42 PM
 
Location: City of Angels
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California is simply on top (period)! No other state even comes close and never will. Just like the U.S. will never be replaced as the world's number one superpower.

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Old 07-16-2007, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Not one attractive quality about Missouri, huh? Aside from its central location, climate, the Ozarks, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis....you're right, i can't imagine why anyone would move to Missouri
They dont know what theyre talking about. BUT, Id leave Joplin off that list. Thats not a city Id bring up. LOL
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Old 07-16-2007, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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California is simply on top (period)! No other state even comes close and never will. Just like the U.S. will never be replaced as the world's number one superpower.
Like, totally rad. Peace out. For sure!
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Old 07-16-2007, 10:23 PM
 
Location: City of Angels
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Like, totally rad. Peace out. For sure!
And let the church say, Amen.
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