bedroom community


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bedroom community

See satellite community; also called a dormitory suburb.
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The underlying economy is evolving from an agriculturally-dominant region to a bedroom community of Silicon Valley.
Located approximately 30 miles southeast of San Jose, the city's economy continues to evolve from its agriculturally-dominant roots to a bedroom community of Silicon Valley.
SAUGUS - A few places to eat, a gas station or two and the Saugus Drug store are about all the businesses the community of Saugus wants, opting instead for the serenity of remaining a bedroom community.
The city, with an estimated population of 42,534, is best characterized as a bedroom community to Salt Lake City.
They also noted that a large number of police officers who work in neighboring jurisdictions live in Simi Valley, in effect creating a bedroom community of law enforcement officials.
Located approximately 30 miles southeast of San Jose, the district's economy continues to evolve from its agriculturally-dominant roots to a bedroom community of Silicon Valley.
Founded in 1949, VICA worked hard to keep the Valley from becoming a bedroom community.
Located 15 miles east of New Haven and 35 miles south of Hartford, the Town of Madison is primarily a bedroom community, with a significant number of summer residents and visitors drawn to the local state parks and Long Island Sound beaches.
Founded in 1949, when the San Fernando Valley had orange groves and street cars that took residents to work in downtown Los Angeles, VICA worked to keep the Valley from becoming merely a bedroom community.
The town is primarily a bedroom community with much of the labor force commuting to jobs in the Providence and Boston metropolitan areas.
That was the message Wednesday night from one of the state's top economists to Santa Clarita, the former bedroom community that has quickly become the tiger of economic development for Los Angeles County.