Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Disappearing U.S. city of the day: Detroit, Michigan



Detroit's population peaked in 1950 at 1,849,568.  Its 2017 estimated population is 673,104 -- a drop of 1,176,464, or 63.6%.

Source:  Wikipedia




African-Americans comprised 16.2% of Detroit's population in 1950.

No city is an island.  The current estimated population of the Detroit metropolitan area is 4,313,002, which is up 0.4% from 2010.


The disappearing cities:
Baltimore, Maryland.  (12/30/2018)

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