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Old Posted Aug 25, 2019, 4:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Sun Belt View Post
Not since the population was north of 700k -- speaking of populations:

L.A. city population: 3,990,456
Detroit city population: 672,662
Difference: 3.31 million

Detroit MSA: 4.29 million spread out over 3,888.4 sq mi
L.A. city: 4 million, over 468 sq. mi

L.A. city nearly contains the entire population Detroit MSA, yet uses 12% of the land to do so. Yup, they sure seem similar in nearly every respect.
Do you care to make anymore obvious points that the rest of us obviously already understand?

Although, I'll point out, since you want to be dense, that Metro Detroit has twice the population density that Metro LA does.
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