City Living On The Downswing

After a population increase in the 1990s, cities are once again losing out to the lure of the suburbs.
July 6, 2005, 7am PDT | Brenda Meyer
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"But new Census Bureau estimates to be released today show many cities slipping again. More than two dozen large cities that had been growing a decade ago are shrinking. Fast-growing suburbs with service-sector jobs and more affordable housing are attracting thousands of foreign-born residents who in the past would have started out in the city."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

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Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2005 in The Washington Post
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