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Old 05-15-2013, 06:49 PM
 
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over 9000
In that case most Chicago suburbs qualify.
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Old 05-16-2013, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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I think there has to be a certain level of density and walkability or it just doesn't feel like a city. I would figure a density of at least 8,000 ppsm overall average for the city including vacant land etc. is required before it feels like a city.

I would figure a population of at least 500,000 and maybe more depending on the density the higher the density the lower the population could be the lower the density the more population it would need. In general I would consider Boston or DC as small as a major city can be.
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Denver
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I think there has to be a certain level of density and walkability or it just doesn't feel like a city. I would figure a density of at least 8,000 ppsm overall average for the city including vacant land etc. is required before it feels like a city.

I would figure a population of at least 500,000 and maybe more depending on the density the higher the density the lower the population could be the lower the density the more population it would need. In general I would consider Boston or DC as small as a major city can be.
That's silly. Denver does not qualify as major? Minneapolis?
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:13 PM
 
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City proper - 500,000 people and 6,000 people per square mile.

Metro - 5 Million People
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