A STUDY ON SELECTION FACTORS OF RESIDENCE FOCUSING ON PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND DISTRICT CHARACTERISTICS - A CASE STUDY OF REGIONAL CITY IN JAPAN
Keywords:Personal Attribute, District Characteristic, Selection Factor of Residence, Maebashi City
In Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan like other regional cities, motorization is
progressing year by year. Dependence on automobiles has become a major cause of urban sprawl. In Maebashi
City, the DID (Densely Inhabited District) is expanding year by year, but the population density is decreasing.
In this study, in solving these various problems of local cities, we will consider "Compact City" as one future
image of local cities and consider the consolidation of cities. The purpose of this study is three as shown below.
The first aim is to analyze the factors of resident consciousness to live in Maebashi City. The second aim is to
analyze the reasons for settlement by resident, and to clarify the settlement factors. The third aim is to analyze
the factors that define the awareness of residence selection by migrant-oriented persons. Focusing on personal
attributes and district characteristics, we have grasped the factors of selecting residence in the regional city.