The previous growth big cities had experienced in the first half of the decade was fueled by millennials who delayed home-buying in the suburbs after the recession and stuck it out in large cities.
New annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Baltimore is continuing to shed inhabitants.
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the populations in some of their biggest cities, the Census Bureau seems to agree.
Maryland’s biggest city is hardly alone in dealing with issues of urban decay. Nationwide, places like Detroit and Newark have struggled with similar problems.
U-Haul tallied up the total number of arriving, one-way U-Haul truck rentals to each city in 2016 for its latest report. Houston remains the No. 1 U-Haul destination for the eighth year in a row. D.C. did not rank in the top 10.
The D.C. area’s growth came mostly in the District of Columbia, Loudoun County and Montgomery County, which accounted for more than half of the population increase.
Census says the D.C. region’s population reached more than 6 million people in 2015, about 44,000 more residents than Philadelphia.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says jobs in the District outnumber the resident population.
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