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Carbondale sixth most
exciting city in Illinois

Southern Illinoisan [Carbondale, IL], by Dustin Duncan

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 5/2/2014 4:53:09 PM

Carbondale - Who ever said Carbondale wasn’t exciting? According to Movoto.com, Carbondale is the sixth most exciting city in Illinois. Movoto said on its website it chose to analyze the 100 most populous places in the state, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. (Snip) Randy Nelson, editor of the Movoto Real Estate Blog said Carbondale ranked high on the list because it came in first in the amount of young population. “Carbondale placed highly because of the large percentage of its population that is between 18 and 34 years of age, something we feel contributes to a place being exciting,” Nelson said.

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This article just struck me as funny. Carbondale is a college town, so it shouldn´t be a surprise that there´s a high population in the 18-34 demographic. It wasn´t so long ago that Halloween parties got WAY out of hand on Main Street.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Butch, 5/2/2014 6:06:16 PM     (No. 9834235)

"Who ever said Carbondale wasn’t exciting?"

Hey, I never said Carbondale isn´t exciting. I´ve always known that Carbondale is extremely exciting, and now all of southern Illinois knows it too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 5/2/2014 6:19:24 PM     (No. 9834245)

East St. Louis can be rather stimulating, too

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/2/2014 6:32:18 PM     (No. 9834256)

LOL #2. I never go slower than 70MPH in ESL. That way, I´m always on the move (quickly) and if I should happen to attract the attention of a LEO, at least I´ll be left alone until I can get back up to 70 MPH again.

Officer: "Why are you going so fast?"
Me: "Do you realize where we are?"
Officer: "Good point."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 5/2/2014 8:25:15 PM     (No. 9834368)

Lol, #s 2&3! I never drive in ESL without violating several Illinois and ESL´s firearms laws!

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