September 17, 2015

CITIES WERE A MISTAKE:

BLACK EXODUS: AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN TO THE SUBURBS (Wendell Cox, 09/17/2015, New Geography)

One of the most significant results of the 2010 census was the continuing shift of the African-American population from the core cities to the suburbs of major metropolitan areas (Note). In 2010, 55 percent of the African-American population was in the suburbs, up from 48 percent in 2000 (Figure 1). In 2000, 26 percent of African-Americans aged five to 14 lived in the core cities of the major metropolitan areas. By 2010, only 21 percent lived in the core cities (Figure 2).

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