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'Burbs are more social than downtowns

Adrian Moore
November 26, 2006, 7:45pm

A new study finds that:
Using data from 15,000 Americans living in various places across the country, researchers found that residents of sprawling suburban spaces actually have more friends, more contact with neighbors and greater involvement in community organizations than citydwellers who live in very close proximity to each other.
A short article about the study here. Full study here.

Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy


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