Millennials Love the Burbs

The Wall Street Journal reports that city-loving millennials are now decamping to the burbs:

Is this true? Let’s look at the data:

The figures from 1910-2000 are from the Census Bureau. The figures from 2010-17 are derived from a Brookings estimate of urban and suburban population growth.

If you click on the Brookings link, it shows that the growth of central cities did spike a bit from 2008-14. But the spike was modest, and even at its height the suburbs were still growing faster.

Read entire article HERE.

"Millennials Love the Burbs"; by KEVIN DRUM; Mother Jones and the Foundation for National Progress;

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