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.
In the coming year, FSIS will conduct focus-group testing with "Boomburb" parents as well as observational studies.
FASTEST GROWING BOOMBURBS Boomburb State Metro Start Starting 2000 Area Year Pop.
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.
A Fannie Mae Foundation report released at the meeting revealed a new form of city--"the boomburb." The study's authors said the new form of city had eluded urban scholars until recently."
edge cities, technoburbs, boomburbs, middle landscape ir kt.) (Adell 1999; Ghent ...
In the last two decades, analysts of urban change have focused on the evolution of metropolitan areas that have increasingly taken the form of "fragmented mixtures of employment and residential settings, combining urban and suburban characteristic." (1) Edge cities, edgeless cities, exurbs, boomburbs, metroburbs, development corridors, and nodes represent a new phase in the history of the city.
LeFurgy present Boomburbs: The Rise of America's Accidental Cities, the amazing true story of how America's suburbs have swelled to sudden big-city size, transforming the face of the nation.
(87) The fastest-growing suburbs are what Robert Lang and Patrick Simmons have described as "boomburbs"--municipalities with populations over 100,000 that are are not the largest cities in their metropolitan areas but have experienced double-digit rates of population growth in recent decades.
Boomburbs; the rise of America's accidental cities.
He is currently working on a book for Brookings Institution Press entitled Boomburbs: The Rise of America's Accidental Cities.