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Old 10-25-2018, 08:01 PM
 
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"What does an affluent city look like to you?"
lots of construction cranes.


"How about a non-affluent city?"
lots of broken stuff.
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Old 10-26-2018, 07:51 AM
 
Location: New York City
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Originally Posted by Tom Lennox 70 View Post
Affluent:
Charlotte
Atlanta
Dallas
Houston
Seattle
Portland
San Francisco
Austin, TX
Charleston SC
San Diego

Non-Affluent

Detroit
Philadelphia
Baltimore
Newark
El Paso
Laredo
Cleveland
That is a simplified and short sited list. Philadelphia for example on a metro level is more affluent than most of the cities on your affluent list (the Main Line is one of the wealthiest suburban corridors in the nation). Philadelphia as a city has a major poverty problem, but it is hardly void affluence.

When I think of Charlotte I do not think of affluence. It is a solid middle class city and metro with wealthy pockets.

Baltimore is another city with extremely wealthy outer lying regions.
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