boomburb


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boomburb

(ˈbuːmbɜːb)
n
a large suburb experiencing rapid population growth
[blend of boom1 + suburb]
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Boomburb politics and the rise of private government.
Nor are they necessarily rich or elitist; poverty is all too common in boomburb single-home families.
Boomburb State Metro Start Starting 2000 Area Year Pop.
Many boomburbs are cities that don't look like traditional cities -- void of a centralized downtown, skyline and lacking any local identity or national visibility.
Fannie Mae's report, "Boomburbs: The Emergence of Large, Fast-Growing Suburban Cities in the United States," defines a boomburb "as an area that has more than 100,000 residents and has maintained double digit rates of population growth in recent decades but is not the largest city in its metropolitan area.
for instance, with its nearly 400,000 residents is the largest boomburb, boasts a larger population than Minneapolis, Miami, St.
A Fannie Mae Foundation report released at the meeting revealed a new form of city--"the boomburb.
1) Edge cities, edgeless cities, exurbs, boomburbs, metroburbs, development corridors, and nodes represent a new phase in the history of the city.
88) Most boomburbs are located in the Sun Belt, many are overgrown master planned communities, and some did not even exist a few decades ago.
Suggesting that these "boomburbs" have been neglected in the field of metropolitan studies, the authors (the co- director and former deputy director of the Metropolitan Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) offer a profile of America's 56 boomburbs and 86 baby boomburbs (those with the same growth characteristics but only 50,000-100,000 in population as of 2000).
The effects of these forces sometimes have far reaching ramifications--from the "cappuccino" gentrification of the rural West--to the so-called boomburbs around metro areas like Miami and Dallas.