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I-10east

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Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« on: May 24, 2018, 01:15:08 PM »
Fastest Growing
1. San Antonio
2. Phoenix
3. Dallas
4. Ft Worth
5. Los Angeles
6. Seattle
7. Charlotte
8. Columbus
9. Frisco, TX
10. Atlanta
11. San Diego
12. Austin
13. Jacksonville
14. Irvine, CA
15. Henderson, NV

Most populous
1. New York
2. Los Angeles
3. Chicago
4. Houston
5. Phoenix
6. Philadephia
7. San Antonio
8. San Diego
9. Dallas
10. San Jose
11. Austin
12. Jacksonville
13. San Francisco
14. Columbus
15. Ft Worth

https://census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/estimates-cities.html

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2018, 01:16:51 PM »
Oh, interesting. I wonder where we're at in growth of the metro area? The bedroom counties are growing even faster than Duval.
Do you believe that when the blue jay or another bird sings and the body is trembling, that is a signal that people are coming or something important is about to happen?

I-10east

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2018, 01:18:37 PM »
^^^Keep in mind, the listing is populations of 50K and up with the largest overall population increases.
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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2018, 01:25:48 PM »
To me, the only eye opener on both list is Columbus. It's good to see a major city in the Midwest do good, because many Midwestern cities are faltering in population.

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2018, 01:50:35 PM »
I can imagine that Orlando and maybe Tampa will be on that 7/1/17 - 7/1/18 fastest growing list in the future.

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2018, 01:53:22 PM »
That's about 50% higher than what I expected we would have. That's 30 people per day...where are they all going? I know apartments and houses are being built everywhere, but surely not as fast as people are arriving. Have we eaten through most of our housing inventory at this point? Are rents about to skyrocket? I saw a post on the Jacksonville subreddit recently complaining about rents going up fast, but I think at this rate of new arrivals, things are about to get really crazy.

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2018, 02:38:57 PM »
Having just come back from San Francisco, two "cities" of roughly the same population look very very different.  Rough equivalence would be if all of Duval county's population lived between 295 and the st johns/trout rivers north of San Juan avenue.

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2018, 02:45:19 PM »
^On that note, San Francisco really needs to add some housing.
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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2018, 02:48:37 PM »
Oh, interesting. I wonder where we're at in growth of the metro area? The bedroom counties are growing even faster than Duval.

Saw an estimate the other day that the metro has surpassed 1.5 million population and has grown at about 13% since 2010.
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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2018, 05:49:52 PM »
^On that note, San Francisco really needs to add some housing.

NIMBYism is hard at work out there. All the old guys who watched their property values go from the high tens of thousands in the 70s to the millions now don't want that train to stop.

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Re: Jax the 13th Fastest Growing & 12th Most Populous City
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2018, 12:51:52 PM »
Having just come back from San Francisco, two "cities" of roughly the same population look very very different.  Rough equivalence would be if all of Duval county's population lived between 295 and the st johns/trout rivers north of San Juan avenue.

If Jax was the same average density as Paris (what many people consider to be the most livable city in the world), the entire City population would be with 2.5 miles of the Main St bridge (roughly MLK on the north, Hart Bridge to east, Emerson on the south and King St. to the west).  Avondale would be out in the country.  Think of all the tax dollar savings.
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