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Old 06-23-2009, 08:49 AM
 
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what is the best city in the rust belt? in states like ohio, pennsylvania and so on?
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:19 AM
 
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Pittsburgh.

Then maybe Syracuse.
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:36 AM
 
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Pittsburgh.

Then maybe Syracuse.
I'd add maybe Rochester too.
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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Cleveland oh
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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Kalamazoo, MI
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:51 AM
 
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Pittsburgh for sure.
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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One thing that impresses me about Pittsburgh is how it can hold it's own...meaning:

Population 312,819.

If it were in Ohio, it would be the 5th largest city...behind Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Toledo.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:12 AM
 
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One thing that impresses me about Pittsburgh is how it can hold it's own...meaning:

Population 312,819.

If it were in Ohio, it would be the 5th largest city...behind Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Toledo.
It is the center of a metro of about 2.5 million people though, which would be the biggest metro area in Ohio. If you include the Akron-Canton area to Cleveland's metro, it's at around 2.9 million. That's not much bigger than Pittsburgh's metro. Pittsburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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^^Thanks for the stats....but isn't Pittburgh's Metro pretty spread out too? I can't seem to find an square mileage listed.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:45 AM
 
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Wouldn't Chicago be a rust belt city?? I'm positive that Gary is.



Anyway, Pittsburgh gets my vote.
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