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View Poll Results: What is the minimum population a city can have to be considered a "real city"?
500,000 38 36.89%
1 million 24 23.30%
2 million 15 14.56%
3 million 4 3.88%
Other 22 21.36%
Voters: 103. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:21 PM
 
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Then only three US cities/metro areas would qualify.
I wasn't going by metro population...

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Old 09-11-2013, 08:36 AM
 
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I'd say 40,000 actually.

"Big City" - metro of over 1 million.
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Shaw.
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Town - Under 150,000
Small City - 151,000-350,000
Medium City - 351,000-800,000
Large City - 801,000-1,800,000
Huge City - 1,801,000-18,000,000
New York Sized City - 18,001,000-Above
My counter to this is Wilmington, Delaware, which is definitely more of a small city than a town. Perhaps if you included the suburbs of Wilmington, it would make your threshold, but it's hard to measure the suburbs of a satellite city.
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Old 09-11-2013, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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My counter to this is Wilmington, Delaware, which is definitely more of a small city than a town. Perhaps if you included the suburbs of Wilmington, it would make your threshold, but it's hard to measure the suburbs of a satellite city.
Agreed.
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