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Old 09-01-2017, 12:23 AM
 
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Agree that the LA area immediately comes to mind, since it is the densest metro in the US. That said, the mountain areas that ring it aren't built up.
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Old 09-01-2017, 04:36 AM
 
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Agree that the LA area immediately comes to mind, since it is the densest metro in the US. That said, the mountain areas that ring it aren't built up.
How? NYC and its metro seem like it would be more dense. My NYC suburb has the same density as LA proper.
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Old 09-01-2017, 10:40 AM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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How? NYC and its metro seem like it would be more dense. My NYC suburb has the same density as LA proper.
Rank Metropolitan Areas Population Per Square km

1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,046
2 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 929
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 706
4 Urban Honolulu, HI 632
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Old 09-01-2017, 11:09 AM
 
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Did you just complain about the heat at night in LA?!
Anyway, I will say that in Houston, the concrete definitely feels like it makes summer worse. But even in the country it's still oppressively hot.
Yes. It's forecasted to be 80 degrees tonight in Los Angeles. That's almost as warm as Phoenix.
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Old 09-01-2017, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Rank Metropolitan Areas Population Per Square km

1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,046
2 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 929
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 706
4 Urban Honolulu, HI 632
Yeah, in Greater NYC, outside of the 5 boroughs and some of the inner ring cities like Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken and Yonkers, density drops wayyy off
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Old 09-01-2017, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Downtown & Brooklyn!
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How? NYC and its metro seem like it would be more dense. My NYC suburb has the same density as LA proper.
NYC is extremely dense in the city limits, but drops off noticeably in the suburbs with a few exceptions. LA does not get really dense in the city limits, but sprawls out really far and stays pretty consistent. LA suburbs are also pretty dense for suburban standards and a lot of independent cities and towns near LA are almost indistinguishable from LA itself. In NYC there is a drastic change when you leave city limits. In LA there is not.

NYC Metro is also much larger in land area. Also city limits only make up a small portion of metro areas. Suburbs make up a much larger proportion of Metro areas than city limits do.
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Old 09-02-2017, 04:46 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Yes. It's forecasted to be 80 degrees tonight in Los Angeles. That's almost as warm as Phoenix.
LA and SFO baking in the heat with SFO topping out at 106 yesterday. People in Phoenix are like "yawn" next story please..
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Old 09-03-2017, 05:55 AM
 
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LA is dense because of household size. Compare household size in LA County to Suffolk County, MA (Boston), Cook County, IL (Chicago), and Hudson County NJ (Jersey City). https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fa...nois/RHI805210
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Old 09-03-2017, 09:39 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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Yeah, in Greater NYC, outside of the 5 boroughs and some of the inner ring cities like Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken and Yonkers, density drops wayyy off
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NYC is extremely dense in the city limits, but drops off noticeably in the suburbs with a few exceptions. LA does not get really dense in the city limits, but sprawls out really far and stays pretty consistent. LA suburbs are also pretty dense for suburban standards and a lot of independent cities and towns near LA are almost indistinguishable from LA itself. In NYC there is a drastic change when you leave city limits. In LA there is not.

NYC Metro is also much larger in land area. Also city limits only make up a small portion of metro areas. Suburbs make up a much larger proportion of Metro areas than city limits do.
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Old 09-04-2017, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles.
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