Depopulation

Aerial view of homes on green hillsides in Daly City, California.

Depopulation Patterns Get Weird

A recent ranking of “declining” cities heavily features some of the most expensive cities in the country — including New York City and a half-dozen in the San Francisco Bay Area.

April 10, 2024 - California Planning & Development Report

Aerial view of derelict brick buildings in post-industrial Gary, Indiana.

Depopulation Projected in Thousands of US Cities

Many small and mid-sized cities could see a decline before 2100.

January 15, 2024 - Scientific American

Chenzen Bus Stop

Chinese Cities Build Big Despite Shedding Residents

More than 900 Chinese cities are continuing to plan for growth even as their populations shrink.

March 21, 2019 - South China Morning Post

Japan Shared Space

Japan Offers Up Free Abandoned Houses

Due to an aging populace, lackluster construction quality, and other factors, Japan is facing a glut of abandoned homes. For those with the ability to live there, these homes can be had for next to nothing.

December 24, 2018 - Fast Company

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