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Fastest shrinking city in every State

Discussion in 'GatorTail Pub' started by g8orbill, Feb 17, 2020.

  1. g8orbill

    g8orbill Old Gator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Clermont, Fl
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  2. vaxcardinal

    vaxcardinal GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    I'm surprised that St. Louis was on the list. I figured Kansas City would have been given that it was recently moved to Kansas ;)
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  3. OklahomaGator

    OklahomaGator Jedi Administrator Moderator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Miami, OK
    Interesting that Idaho, Utah, and Texas did not have a city on the list.
  4. gatorknights

    gatorknights GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Gainesville, FL
    I didn't see Waldo or Interlachen on the list, maybe I skipped over it. :)

    Edit: I saw Oviedo made the 30 best small cities list. I concur. I would have added Clermont as well.
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  5. ThePlayer

    ThePlayer VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Gladeview, Florida? o_O
  6. lwg8tr

    lwg8tr GC Legend

    Johnstown is an armpit in my state, I am suprised it still has 17k residents. The loss of population in Pittsburgh is misleading, what has happened a few of the neighborhoods became their own municipalities and a flight out to the suburbs(North to Butler County and South to Washington) in the Meds and Eds boom in the early 2000's. We have grown slightly since 2000, the whole metro area as a whole.

    Youngstown on the list is a dead town, it died in the early 80's when the Steelworkers Union and horrid plant management killed the US steel industry through graft, greed(Steelworkers made over $38 per hour plus huge lifetime benefits in 1982) and government incompetence. Pittsburgh is one of the rare areas in the US where white poverty is worse than people of color.
  7. GatorGrowl

    GatorGrowl Forum Admin Moderator VIP Member GC Staff

    Jan 19, 2012
    Paris, TN
    Why is Kansas City split between Kansas and Missouri? Navigating the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area can be a little difficult. The real trickiness lies in the fact there are technically two Kansas CitiesKansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri.