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Old 02-18-2010, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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I'm not concerned with the many miles of non major-city land in this thread.

I am curious to know what general characteristics are different between each
region? What makes them "Southern" (for example) structurally and/or culturally?

Heres an example:

West Coast cities:
Generally more relaxed, liberal, younger, and white collar.

Southern cities:
Big spring break destinations, laid back, letting the good times roll, crime is always a big problem.

East Coast Cities: (Not just NYC)
Fast moving, big talkers, aggressive. A good mix of white and blue collar.

Midwestern Cities:
Plenty of blue collar jobs, but not completely blue collar. Cold, "generally" more friendly. More liberal, but a different kind of liberal than Cali.
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Seattle & Bellevue
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West Coast cities:
Relaxed but competitive in business & technology, great public research schools, Asian influence, cosmo, modern buildings/design, etc.

Southern cities:
Focus on charm, friendliness, family, old fashioned institutions, values/tradition.

East Coast Cities:
Fast moving, big talkers, aggressive.

Midwestern Cities:
Slower to change, not much desirability for young, progressive, educated liberal population. Not totally rust belt but plenty of it there.
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:19 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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Very sorry, but there are endless threads that can be found via a search here that will cover every bit of this and more, so there is no need to start another one that compares the differences in regions. Please do a search and add to the existing threads rather than create another one. Thank you.
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