There are wide-ranging reasons for the shifts, from families’ concerns about violence and schools to dwindling immigration and fertility rates. But demographers said Thursday’s data also suggest the reanimation of a trend that paused during the recession — of Americans on the move from the Snow Belt to the suburbs of big cities, and to the Sun Belt.
I call bullshit. Chicago is poised for a boom post Obama presidency graft coming in. The problem is the grand bargain Daley made with Rahm and company. They slowly flooded working class neighborhoods with “cultural enrichment ” after the housing market collapsed. Crime is up in city and floating to burns. Chicago is to sprawling to lock down like New York. Tragic.