In a zombie outbreak, get out of the city asap

A team of researchers modeled what would happen if an epidemic of zombies were to hit hard

The best way to survive a zombie outbreak is to stay away from densely populated areas, according to a simulation from Cornell University researchers presented at the American Physical Society's March meeting. You could actually survive in underpopulated or remote areas for years. "The takeaway is, you want to be as far away from as many people as possible," said Alex Alemi, a graduate student in theoretical physics at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. "New York City would fall in a matter of days, but Ithaca, where I am - it would take weeks for the zombies to make their way up here" AlemiĀ told. "It would be a situation where you're watching chaos on television, but where you are everything would remain unchanged."
"Given the dynamics of the disease, once the zombies invade more sparsely populated areas, the whole outbreak slows down - there are fewer humans to bite" Alemi put it in a press release. "Avoid cities, because urban areas experienced the worst outbreaks in the model," Alemi said. So yes, when the zombies come, get out of the city asap :-)