(Closed) What size city did you grow up in?

posted 10 years ago in Home
  • poll: What size city did you grow up in?

    under 1,000 people

    1,000 - 10,000 people

    10,000 - 50,000 people

    50,000 - 200,000 people

    200,000 - 500,000 people

    500,000 - 1 million people

    over 1 million people

  • Post # 32
    5493 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I grew up in the second largest city in the US.

    Post # 33
    2090 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I grew up in Seattle (I think about 1/2M people at the time), then moved to a town with under 6,000 people (that was a culture shock!), and now live in a nice little city with about 65,000 people in it.

    Post # 34
    1023 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010


    Post # 35
    79 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I grew up in the 3rd largest city in the States. I’m such a big city girl.

    Post # 36
    139 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    The town I live in has around 500 people in it. The local high school has around 250-300 students in it total and it covers 4 or 5 towns. 🙂

    Post # 37
    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Istanbul – 10+ million and growing

    Post # 38
    2627 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I can’t remember the numbers, but let’s put it this way….it had one stop light and that’s how we gave directions.  lol

    Post # 39
    67 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    1.5 million last time I checked…and yet somehow no matter where I go I always run into the same people…

    Post # 40
    313 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I might be the only person still living in the city I was born and grew up in, ha!

    My city now has around 220,000 people, but has only started seeing a ton of growth over the past 5 years.  It definitely has a small-town feel, though.

    Post # 41
    2401 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    The city I grew up in (and still live) has about 86,000 people.

    Post # 42
    2142 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I grew up in a rural “suburb” that does not even take up 3 square miles, and including the villages around us, I think we reach 12,000. I now live in a city that has 170 square miles and the metro area has I think, 233,000.

    It’s kind of funny, FH spent the largest chunk of his life in a city 3 times the size of our current city with 1.33 million residents. I think the city we’re in is huge and he barely considers it a city.

    Post # 43
    2371 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I’d guess somewhere between 1000 and 10000 although I don’t think it counts as a city. Town maybe?

    Post # 44
    947 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I grew up in Boston, MA around 600k people!  I absolutely loved it.  My graduating high school class had close to a 1000 graduates.  

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