Geographic Gaps Are Widening While U.S. Economic Growth Increases
Friday, January 26th, 2018
The sharp divergence of large and small communities’ economic fortunes since the financial crisis is becoming even starker than it has been. The 53 very largest metro areas (those with populations over one million residents) have accounted for fully 93.3 percent of the nation’s population growth since the crisis, but an incredible 96.4 percent of it since 2014 (though they account for just 56 percent of the overall population). Read the complete Geographic Gaps Are Widening While U.S. Economic Growth Increases story here. Sourced from Brookings.