Archives: 2008   May

The Gold Coast of Long Island

Long Island has 53 Higley 1000 neighborhoods that I have divided into four distinct geographic clusters: the dominant Gold Coast area, the Five Towns area, Garden City, and a cluster of elite suburbs along Suffolk County’s shoreline that I have dubbed St. James-Three Village. Each of these groups have their own posting with maps on […]

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Posted in Metro Briefs on May 30th, 2008, 3:54 pm by Stephen Higley  1 comment   

Princeton, New Jersey: An Island of Wealth & Privilege

Princeton, located halfway between New York City and Philadelphia, doesn’t really “belong” to either metro area although for statistical purposes it is tallied with Gotham by the Census Bureau. In many respects, Princeton operates as Micropolitan area with the Borough of Princeton serving as the CBD. Princeton Township (which geographically surrounds the borough) is the […]

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Posted in Metro Briefs, Racial Diversity on May 10th, 2008, 12:46 pm by Stephen Higley