Rustbelt vs Sunbelt

 

 

Rustbelt

  1. Detroit, Michigan (Poorest city, most dangerous city(highest murder rate), Most miserable city, most pot holes, fattest city, most segregated, 3rd most murders,highest drop in house value) 671,000 1,850,000 1950 62%  decrease unemployment rate 10.7%

2. Saint Louis, Missouri 318,000 was 858,000 67% decrease  6.8 unemployment rate

3. Youngstown 65,000  170,002   1930   62 %   decrease

4. New Orleans 370,000 627,000 1960 59% decrease

5. Cleveland 396,000 914,000 1950 57 %  decrease

6. Buffalo 259,000 580,000 1950  41% decrease

7. Pittsburgh 306,000 676,000  1950   55%  decrease   4.6 unemployment

8.Flint 102,000 197,000 1950  51 % decrease   9.7 unemployment rate

9.  Cincinnatti 296,000 503,000  1950  42% decrease

10. Baltimore 621,000  950,000  1950   35% decrease

Sunbelt

Fastest growing cities

1. Austin,Texas 15.48%  Metro 13.33%  1950 to now 132,459    912,791  689% increase unemployment rate (4.89 percent) (Second safest major US City)

2. Phoenix 106,818 1,445,632 1,353%  unemployment rate at 6.4 percent

3.  Raleigh  8.91%   65,679 439,896 670%

4. Charlotte 10.74%  134,042   809,958    604%  Unemployment rate 4.5%

5. Orlando 10.10% 52,367    262,372  501%

6. Durham 10.41 % 78,302  251,893   4.1% unemployment rate   321%

7. Fort Worth 9.58% 278,778    812,238    291%

8. Las Vegas 24,624  613,599  249%  7.3% unemployment rate

9. Denver 10.61%   415,765   663,862 4.2% unemployment rate

10. Seattle 9.81% unemployment rate 3%  668,000

Metros

1. Austin  13.23%

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2. Raleigh 9.23%             4% unemployment rate

3. Houston 9.62%       3.7 unemployment rate

5348299572_d62cbaec0a_b4. Orlando 8.76%       4.5 unemployment rate

5. San Antonio 8.69%    3.2% unemployment rate

6. Denver 8.29%     4.2% Unemployment rate

7. Dallas Fort Worth  8.22%  unemployment rate 3.8%

8. Durham 7.60%  4.1% unemployment

9. Charlotte 7.37%   4.5% unemployment

10. Nashville 7.29% 5.8 unemployment

  1. 5. Houston 25%

  1. 7. Austin
  1. 8. C area 13%
  2. Las Vegas

  1. Charlotte
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