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Old 12-18-2011, 03:57 PM
 
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This is true. For example, the high population densities of the northeast states are almost entirely due to the BosWash metropolitan areas. In the U.S., most people live in metropolitan areas.
I agree. For this reason I am surprised that NY has as great a density as it does. The footprint of the NYC metro, plus the footprints of the state's other populous metros (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany) are relatively small. Meanwhile, Northern NY which comprises ~ 25% of NY's land area (north of the Mohawk to the Canadian border) is one of the least populated areas in the Northeast.
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Old 12-18-2011, 04:07 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Glad i live in MN even though i can still see grass
But our density is right where i want it to be
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