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Old 09-11-2017, 10:49 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Los Angeles probably has the most:

100K+ cities in the CSA:

LA MSA
Los Angeles (3,792,621)
Long Beach (462,257)
Anaheim (336,265)
Santa Ana (324,528)
Irvine (258,386)
Glendale (191,719)1
Huntington Beach (189,992)
Santa Clarita (176,320)
Garden Grove (170,883)
Lancaster (156,633)
Palmdale (152,750)
Pomona (149,058)
Torrance (145,438)
Pasadena (137,122)
Orange (136,416)
Fullerton (135,161)
El Monte (113,475)
Downey (111,772)
Costa Mesa (109,960)
Inglewood (109,673)
West Covina (106,098)
Norwalk (105,549)
Burbank (103,340)

Inland Empire:
Riverside (313,673)
San Bernardino (213,708)
Fontana (201,812)
Moreno Valley (193,365)
Rancho Cucamonga (165,269)
Ontario (163,924)
Corona (152,374)
Victorville (115,903)
Murrieta (103,466)
Temecula (100,097)

Ventura MSA:
Oxnard (199,943)
Thousand Oaks (127,984)
Simi Valley (125,814)
Ventura (108,787)
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Old 09-11-2017, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Because Fort Worth isn't a suburb . . .
Sad how so many people don't get it. (And always people who never lived in DFW) Same thing with Saint Paul. It's not a suburb. Hell, it's a goddamn capital!
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:34 PM
 
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DFW and Miami come to mind. In my trip to Miami, I noticed almost everything outside of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and major coastal cities and towns, and even lots of Miami proper. Outside of those areas, the Miami metro is extremely suburban. I mean the epidemic of suburban America except with palm trees. You see main streets, houses, strip malls and entrances to master planned communities for miles and miles and miles and miles.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:43 PM
 
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DFW and Miami come to mind. In my trip to Miami, I noticed almost everything outside of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and major coastal cities and towns, and even lots of Miami proper. Outside of those areas, the Miami metro is extremely suburban. I mean the epidemic of suburban America except with palm trees. You see main streets, houses, strip malls and entrances to master planned communities for miles and miles and miles and miles.
I only stay on the coast when I was in Miami. Are Hialeah Miami Gardens and Miramar inland and suburban? All I know about those places is they have more than 100,000 people.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:45 PM
 
Location: The City
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Philly has 4.5+ million in its burbs and none over 100K mostly because all the towns/townships outside are very small area wise


not sure this is much more then which metro has the most large area municipalities
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, Commonwealth of Virginia
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I only stay on the coast when I was in Miami. Are Hialeah Miami Gardens and Miramar inland and suburban? All I know about those places is they have more than 100,000 people.
Hialeah has a density of 11,000 per square mile. It's urban by all definitions to me.
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Old 09-11-2017, 08:39 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Sad how so many people don't get it. (And always people who never lived in DFW) Same thing with Saint Paul. It's not a suburb. Hell, it's a goddamn capital!
Do you ever feel like a broken record with this as well or what...?
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Old 09-12-2017, 06:05 AM
 
Location: Katy,Texas
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The place that would win this hands down is either a Chinese metropolitan area or Tokyo metro area, the average Tokyo burb is looking at 15,000-25,000 ppsm and most larger than 8 square miles are hitting 100,000. In North America- Toronto seems to have the most IMO. Maybe Mexican city has a bit more or less do to the high density of suburbs.

While you can argue it's just random munincipal borders, each suburb is built with this borders in mind and most suburban areas IMO would look radically different if each metro switched their border rules. Hampton Roads being the best example I can give of a place that was completely aided by its borders.
If we count straight up munincipal borders, Houston has:
Pasadena-150,000
The Woodlands- 110,000
Pearland- 110,000
League City- 100,000

Dallas-Fort Worth has
Arlington- 390,000
Plano-280,000
Irving-240,000
Garland-240,000
Grand Prairie-190,000
McKinney-160,000
Frisco-150,000
Mesquite-140,000
Carrollton-130,000
Denton-130,000
Richardson-110,000
Lewisville-100,000
Allen-100,000

If Houston was like Dallas and allowed its suburbs to annex and develop land.
Katy-300,000
Cypress-200,000-400,000
Sugar Land-150,000
Missouri City- 100,000+
Pearland- 110,000+
Spring- 100,000+
Klein- 100,000 (maybe)
League City-100,000
Pasadena-150,000
Richmond- 100,000+
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Old 09-12-2017, 06:20 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I only stay on the coast when I was in Miami. Are Hialeah Miami Gardens and Miramar inland and suburban? All I know about those places is they have more than 100,000 people.
They are all suburbs but Hialeah feels different. Hialeah is a working class immigrant neighbourhood, with a bunch of junkyards, warehouses and industrial areas. It's suburban but doesn't feel like "suburbia." It's got a lot of people but not a whole lot going on and is not an attractive area. Though they got a newish shopping village which is nice. They also have the famous park with horse races and Amelia Earhart park which is also nice. The rest, it's dumpy though not really dangerous.

I haven't been to Brownsville,TX but it looks similar to Hialeah. Might have similar tho probably not as strong of a language barrier. I brought a friend of mine to Miami for the first time this year. She was born in New York but raised in Texas. She said certain areas of Miami look like Brownsville. Those certain areas could practically be Hialeah. That's the thing about Miami suburbs is many of them look like they seamlessly blend with the city proper and there's little undeveloped land between them. That's why it doesn't look as suburban as it actually is.

Miami Gardens feels much more like typical suburbia. More clean cut looking. Also Coral Gables, Kendall, Doral. Miami Beach functions more as an urban neighbourhood
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Old 09-12-2017, 06:22 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Do you ever feel like a broken record with this as well or what...?

Only as long as people keep saying it! Which is not often, only really on this website. No one living in Minnesota would call Saint Paul a suburb. My roommates who lived in Eagan prior, refer to it as "the city" which is what it is. It's not just Minneapolis, Saint Paul is a part of the dynamic and it's inseparable. Kinda like DFW but more connected as they are more close together.
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