"First Suburbs" Getting Older, Poorer, & More Diverse

One of the most-read stories in Thursday's NYT was about a new report from the Urban Institute about the little-understood plight of "first suburbs" -- including those that surround Chicago.  "First Suburbs" Growing Older and Poorer, Report Warns.

You probably knew that minority and immigration patterns had moved to these nearby suburbs, but did you know that there are now more immigrants in the early suburbs than there are in the urban centers they surround?  Download first_suburbs_urban_institute.pdf

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