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Watch Detroit's Population Disappear In 4 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business

A new GIF shows just how far the Motor City has fallen since 1970. And its population had already started to drop twenty years before that. As ...

'Detroit News' Poll: 50% Of City Residents Would Leave Detroit Today Due To Crime

Posted 10.09.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's high crime rate is spurring 40 percent of the city's residents to plan to leave within the next five years, according to a Detroit News poll...

The New Detroit

Imani Mixon | Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit
Imani Mixon

As a native Detroiter, being back in the city for the summer reminds me that the city is entering a peculiar era as a new group of Detroiters move in while many lifelong city dwellers seek lives elsewhere, oftentimes due to uncontrollable situations.

Ich Bin Ein Detroiter: And You Can Be Too!

Ned Staebler | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Ned Staebler

Detroit is a city that is all about division. Today's obvious divides -- rich and poor, black and white, downtown and neighborhoods -- are nothing new. We've always loved to find (or invent) ways to separate ourselves.

New Holiday Proposal: Peak Population Day, A 1.3-Million-Person Flash Mob in Detroit

Jerry Paffendorf | Posted 01.29.2012 | Detroit
Jerry Paffendorf

Imagine a day where 1.3 million people from around the world visit Detroit en masse to recreate and experience the high-water mark of a full and thriving Motor City. Maybe a few of them will even fall in love and stick around.

Why Choose Detroit?

Craig Regester | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Craig Regester

Why us "outsiders" are here in Detroit matters -- today and always. But for those of us who have chosen to move here -- to Detroit of all places! -- let's pursue a deeper understanding of our motivations.

Detroit's Population Drops To Lowest Level In 100 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Detroit's population dropped 25 percent over the last decade to its lowest level in a century, according to U.S. Census figures released on Tuesday. ...