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J. Harry Caufield

This clickbait-headlined Bloomberg article makes the claim that "The Villages", a proliferant retirement community in Florida, is the most rapidly-growing metropolitan area in the US. Something seems vaguely cyberpunk about the place, possibly because it is obscenely large and chock-full of people at the tail ends of their rich lives. That's the traditional "overbearing dystopian future society" part, at least. 

So how is The Villages different from a university of equivalent size? Ohio State (er, The Ohio State University) has about 57,000 students on one campus, making it one of the most populous universities in the nation. It's not quite the 110,000 headcount claimed for The Villages, but I'm assuming that number includes resident employees as well. If we include OSU's non-student employees, their total "resident" population is closer to 87,000, not counting commuter students. 

This is my point: the population size isn't what intrigues me about The Villages. It's not the monolithic overlord problem, either. It's having that many affluent, elderly people in one place. It's a recipe for highly-concentrated success.