Top 10 Cities With and Without Sprawl

The best and worst cities for sprawl in America.

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Top 10 areas with the most sprawl:

1. Riverside-San Bernardino, CA

2. Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC

3. Raleigh-Durham, NC

4. Atlanta, GA

5. Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

6. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL

7. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk-Danbury, CT

8. Knoxville, TN

9. Oxnard-Ventura, CA

10. Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Top 10 cities with the least sprawl:

1. New York City, NY

2. Jersey City, NJ

3. Providence, RI

4. San Francisco, CA

5. Honolulu, HI

6. Omaha, NE

7. Boston, MA

8. Portland, OR

9. Miami, FL

10. New Orleans, LA

Source: Smart Growth America