Miami Ranked Eighth Nerdiest City in America
That's Klingon for "hello," which you might already know because apparently you live in the eighth nerdiest city in America. Yes, every single last stereotype about Miami aside, real estate blog Movoto crunched the numbers and decided we were the 8th nerdiest city in America.
The site used the following criteria to come up with the rankings:
Number of annual comic book, video game, anime, and sci-fi / fantasy conventions
People per comic book store
People per video game store
People per traditional gaming store
People per computer store
People per bookstore
People per LARPing group
People per science museum
Distance to the nearest Renaissance faire
As it turns out, Miami had the third highest number of video games store per capita. We didn't come out near the top in any of the other categories, but apparently our over-all rankings were good enough to get us in the top ten.
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Commenters on the site don't seem to agree, however.
"Miami is a nerd's hell," wrote one.
"The Renfaire in SFL is a joke and the allegedly plentiful comic book stores don't really support an integrated community," wrote another.
While it's true Miami may not exactly be a nerd's paradise, there are quite a few things around that can keep a nerd satisfied.
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