TOPS in small town living

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  1. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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  2. farminclone

    farminclone Well-Known Member

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    Clive, Pella, Decorah, Cedar Falls, all come to mind when talking small towns in Iowa.
     
  3. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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    I always think it's funny how they pick out a specific suburb. How different is Clive from Urbandale, Waukee, Johnston, Grimes, etc?
     
  4. GM4ISU

    GM4ISU Member

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    PAPILLION? YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS
     
  5. Cypwr

    Cypwr Active Member

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    When traveling all over Iowa to my kids sporting events the towns I thought were nice included Storm Lake, Grinnell, Carroll, Waverly and Pella. I just noticed 80% of these towns have a small college.
     
  6. geburgess

    geburgess Well-Known Member

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    I'm guessing that's why...

    Urbandale = 39,463 population (too big)
    Waukee = lower per capita income
    Johnston = lower per capita income
    Grimes = lower per capita income
    Marshalltown = sucks balls
     

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