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View Poll Results: Urban or Rural?
City / Urban 70 64.22%
Country / Rural 39 35.78%
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:20 PM
 
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What do you prefer? I've been living in the country for about 10 years now but I'd really like to move back to a more urban place.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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I like urban areas way more than the countryside.Some of the reasons I like urban areas more are that I like having alot of people around.I like having all the places to shop at.I like the architecture in the city,which for the most part there isn't many houses and buildings in the countryside.Im just an urban person.I've lived in urban areas all of my life.First in Euclid Ohio which has a population of around 50,000 and thats right by Cleveland which has 450,000 people.Now I live in Colorado Springs which has a population of around 380,000,the metro area has around 600,000.And Colorado Springs is only 60 miles from Denver which is a city of around 570,000 people,and the metro is 2,500,000.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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I live in the country. It's fine, but I would like to live in or near a city some day.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:14 PM
 
Location: TN, to AK one day
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i like wide open spaces, fresh air, small towns with friendly people. you couldnt pay me enough to live within a big city.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Cold Frozen North
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I live in the suburbs now, but prefer rural areas. Hope to relocate to a very rural area in the next 2 years. I like open spaces with a good distance between me and my neighbors and miles and miles of open prairie between towns.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:36 PM
 
Location: OKC
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I just don't see myself living in a big city, I hate waiting in traffic and I hate the high crime that infests larger cities. I don't think there is enough money to make me live somewhere like detroit, dc, or new orleans.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Land of 10000 Lakes + some
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I have lived in both places - from the biggest to the smallest, and love them both. But never in a small town.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Scarsdale, NY
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I just don't see myself living in a big city, I hate waiting in traffic and I hate the high crime that infests larger cities. I don't think there is enough money to make me live somewhere like detroit, dc, or new orleans.
$100,000,000,000?
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Old 02-02-2008, 11:04 PM
 
Location: Polish Hill, Pittsburgh, PA
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I've grown up in the suburbs and am eagerly anticipating my eventual move to the "Electric City" where I can walk to work, parks, my childrens' schools, coffee houses, banks, offices, bars, restaurants, night clubs, churches, universities, etc. There's something to be said for living in walkable neighborhoods.
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Old 02-02-2008, 11:31 PM
 
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the city as I think I would go nuts living in a boring rural area. As it is I live in a suburb which is bad enough!
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