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Graphic: Where City's Growth is Outpacing Suburbs

A recent analysis of Census data from demographer William Frey at the Brookings Institution shows a trend of city populations outpacing their neighboring suburbs for many of the largest U.S. metro areas. In Chicago, suburban growth barely outpaced the city’s growth from 2012-13, 0.3% in the suburbs compared to 0.2% within the city limits.

Use this map to see which cities outpaced suburbs in the same time period (in blue) and which ones were outpaced by suburban growth (red). The markers are sized based on city’s growth rate: