What population loss is costing Cleveland -- and why it matters. (Cleveland.com, 6/19/2014)
For a major American city to lose 23 residents in a single day is no big deal. When it happens every day for 43 years, people tend to pay attention.Anatomy of Detroit's Decline. (The New York Times, 8/17/2013)
In a matter of decades, Detroit went from one of America’s most prosperous cities to one of its most distressed. Here is a look at how the collapse of this metropolis – battered by financial missteps, racial tensions and leadership lapses – culminated in insurmountable debt that led the city to file for bankruptcy.Shrinking City, Flourishing Region: St. Louis Region. (New Geography, 1/27/2011)
In 1950 the city population peak at 857,000 people and ranked 8th among the nation’s municipalities. By 2009, the latest estimates, the population was 357,000 (ranked 48th in the nation), a decline of nearly 60 percent from the peak.
Just because I want to know: Population trendlines of city and county of Milwaukee as a percentage of Wisconsin's population. (12/21/2016)