Cities Are Growing Faster Than Suburbs

Dated: November 11 2014

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New Geography demographer Richard Morrill combs through national and local Census data to look at the populations of core cities and their suburbs, comparing amounts and rates of change, with further comparison by population size and by region.

The light-bulb conclusion: Cities are growing faster.
One of the most telling statistical insights here:

The 107 core cities grew to almost 60 million, but still only 28 percent of the metropolitan population, the suburbs to 153 million. The central cities grew by almost 2 million, a 3.4% gain, while suburbs added 4.4 million, for a slower rate of 3.0%, giving value to the claim of urban revitalization in recent years.
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