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Hot Cities on the Move

There is a new look at the fastest growing and shrinking cities in America, based on U.S. census data released today. The fastest growing city with a population of more than 1 million: Gilbert, Arizona, which grew 43 percent from April 2000 to July 2004. At the bottom of the list is Detroit, Michigan, which lost 51,000 people — shrinking by 5.4 percent.

William Frey, research scientist at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan, looks at the reasons behind these population shifts.

Guests:

William Frey,research scientist for the population studies center at the University of Michigan and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.

This program aired on June 30, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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