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Detroit's Declining Population

Created on May 5, 2015

Detroit's Declining Population


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Read the original report, "1,000 People a Day: Why Red States Are Getting Richer and Blue States Poorer," by Stephen Moore, Arthur B Laffer, and Joel Griffith.

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State & County QuickFacts, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/26/2622000.html (accessed February 2, 2015); U.S. Census Bureau, “Populations of the Largest 75 Cities: 1900 to 2000,” https://www.census.gov/ statab/hist/HS-07.pdf (accessed February 2, 2015); and Campbell Gibson and Kay Jung, “Historical Census Statistics on Population Totals by Race, 1790 to 1990, and by Hispanic Origin, 1970 to 1990, for Large Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States,” U.S. Census Bureau Working Paper No. 76, February 2005, Table 23, https://www.census.gov/population/ www/documentation/twps0076/twps0076.html (accessed February 2, 2015).

CHART 5 • SR 152

Tags: red-states, blue-states, economic-mobility, right-to-work