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Old 12-26-2016, 07:06 AM
 
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In NY, the village of Kaser, a largely Hasidic Jewish community in Rockland County of about 4900 people in .2 square miles is the most dense municipality in the state at 28,551.9/sq mi. It is the only incorporated place in NY State with a higher density than NYC and is the 5th most dense incorporated community in the US.
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Old 12-26-2016, 07:13 AM
 
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Somerville, MA
The most densely populated municipality in Massachusetts and all of New England. As of 2010, it was the 16th most densely populated incorporated municipality in the country.

Area 4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)
2014 Population 78,901
Density 18,786.0/sq mi (7,253.3/km2)
And it's still less urban than Boston or Cambridge, and possibly even Brookline. Population density doesn't begin to tell the story.
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:13 AM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Easy answer for Maryland: Baltimore.

For NJ, historically it's been Newark but these days I can see an argument for Jersey City.

Virginia: Richmond
Jersey City and Hoboken likely always had denser residential neighborhood; and they brownstone row house blocks unlike Newark.
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And it's still less urban than Boston or Cambridge, and possibly even Brookline. Population density doesn't begin to tell the story.
That's because the central neighborhoods of Boston are actually denser than Somerville; I'd say the most urban parts of Massachusetts would be in Boston.
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Old 12-26-2016, 03:09 PM
 
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I am pretty sure Somerville isn't the densest community in Massachusetts population wise, I believe that goes to Chelsea.
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Old 12-26-2016, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Kūkiʻo, HI & Manhattan Beach, CA
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For Hawaiʻi, it's Honolulu. As a matter of fact, Honolulu is the only city in Hawaiʻi.
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Old 12-26-2016, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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I am pretty sure Somerville isn't the densest community in Massachusetts population wise, I believe that goes to Chelsea.
Chelsea actually has 1,000 ppsm less than Somerville although in reality that means they are pretty comparable.
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Old 12-26-2016, 07:21 PM
 
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Florida - Miami Beach
I know Miami Beach is extremely dense, but the numbers I've looked at show Miami as actually being denser. I don't know if those numbers are outdated though.

Miami Beach: 11,511 ppsm
Miami: 12,360 ppsm
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:21 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit
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In Michigan, it's Hamtramck (10,600/sq.mi.) - Hamtramck is its own municipality isolated entirely within Detroit. Originally founded as the Polish enclave in the city, Hamtramck is still known for its Polish roots, but has developed into quite the melting pot of European American, African American, and Arab American cultures over the past couple decades. That being said, Detroit is the most densely populated large city in the state. Despite portions of Detroit having become rather empty, the city still contains ~4,900 people per square mile. The Downtown and Midtown neighborhoods of Detroit have a more urban feel and denser population than the outer/suburban portions of the city. Greater Downtown Detroit is made up of fully occupied high-rises and mid-rises that would likely have a population density equal to or greater than that found in Hamtramck.

A handful of Detroit suburbs such as Eastpointe (6,300/sq.mi.), Berkley (5,800/sq.mi.), and Clawson (5,500/sq.mi.) surpass the density of the city itself and attract those looking for a more gentrified urban destination. Royal Oak, another Detroit suburb at 5,000/sq.mi., is a larger suburb with a distinctly urban feel do it also known for attracting those looking for the more gentrified urban setting.
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:53 PM
 
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For VA it is Richmond.

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Old Town Alexandria is only about the size of Church Hill ( just one of many large and dense neighborhoods in RVA). Alexandria has the benefit of tourism spillover from DC and is a wonderful city. It's my 3rd favorite in the commonwealth.
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