The first major American city to have a black majority, Washington D.C.'s demographics have shifted again.
Jul 19, 2011 The New York Times
In this post on <em>The Infrastructurist</em>, Peter Kageyama looks at a recent listing of 10 "dying" cities, and how the metrics used to rate these places can be and have been misinterpreted.
Jun 14, 2011 Infrastructurist
Rural areas in Germany are seeing major declines in population. Some worry that these declining villages and towns are being left by the wayside as the nation heads towards urban centers.
May 15, 2011 Der Spiegel
This interactive visualization presents population data and projections for the world's 590 most populated, showing how their populations compare to one another over time.
Apr 25, 2011 Visualizing
A city in decline for decades, Cleveland is showing signs of recovery, according to this article from <em>Smithsonian</em>.
Apr 14, 2011 Smithsonian
Over the past ten years, the city of New Orleans has lost nearly a third of its population, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Feb 4, 2011 USA Today
Populations have declined in the majority of rural areas in the U.S., according to recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Dec 19, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Detroit is a city of borders: international borders, borders between cities and not-cities, and borders between the success of the past and the uncertain future, writes Jerry Herron in this essay for <em>Places</em>.
Jul 14, 2010 Places
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
As it prepares to host world leaders for the G-20 summit, Pittsburgh is hoping to show to the world that it's no longer a dying city.
Sep 24, 2009 Los Angeles Times