Sun Belt

Only 7 short years ago, planners in the Phoenix/Tuscon area were envisioning a region of 10 million people. Today they're scaling back the predictions, but still have hope for a recovery.
Oct 25, 2011   The Arizona Daily Star
Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show big growth in the Sun Belt of the Southwest. This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks into why.
Dec 30, 2010   The New York Times
Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that poverty is at a high point in America. Hit especially hard is the Sun Belt.
Sep 28, 2010   Next American City
Census estimates show that St. Petersburg, Florida, lost population between 2008 and 2009 -- a decline that's expected to continue.
Jun 25, 2010   St. Petersburg Times
Metropolitan officials in the Sun Corridor of Arizona are increasingly working together to form a self-organized super-region, according to this analysis.
Feb 22, 2010   The New Republic
Economist Edward L. Glaeser takes a look at how the housing bubble has affected changing populations in the Sun Belt.
Jan 16, 2010   The New York Times
The real estate growth that had been feeding itself in the Sun Belt has come to an end. Now many places like Phoenix are drying up.
Aug 29, 2009   The New York Times