Why is a dinky city like Naperville part of a hyphenated metropolitan area with Chicago?

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  • 8 months ago

    Naperville is not dinky: it has a population of almost 150,000.

    It is up to the US government to name statistical areas, and for whatever reasons, they decided to assign this area a hyphenated name.

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