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Women, 45-Plus Folks Prefer Los Angeles to New York

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There are many types of people to whom Los Angeles appeals: those seeking to make it in Hollywood, for instance, or those looking for a change from East Coast drudgery.

We never realized, though, that there's a stark breakdown in age and gender when it comes to which Americans would choose to live out their lives in our fair city -- but according to Vanity Fair, there is.

Kevin Roderick of LA Observed tipped us off to a poll conducted by the magazine in conjunction with 60 Minutes. Researchers (and we use that term loosely) found that when asked if they would rather live out the rest of their days in New York or in Los Angeles, men preferred New York and women preferred Los Angeles.

And in unexpected news for a city with a reputation for trying to maintain an iron death grip on youth, L.A. appeals more to the over-45 set than to the under-45 set.

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