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The Rise and Current Decline of the City

Victor64 Wrote: May 22, 2012 10:24 AM
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The housing and economic crash of 2008 kept more people from moving to cities during the last decade. Census data from 2010 indicate that while urbanization continues, it slowed in the last decade to 10.6 percent growth in metropolitan areas of more than 1 million. This growth rate is down from 14.6 percent in the 1990s and 12.6 percent in the 1980s.

Fourteen of the 15 most populous cities at the start of the decade either grew more slowly or lost population by the decade's end. And while the 50 largest metro areas collectively grew by 3.7 percent in the...