The Long Decline Of Chicago Continues, As Population Drops To 1920 Level

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New census data reveals a shocking 6.9 per cent exodus from Chicago in the past decade.Chicago’s population dropped to 2,695,598, only a slightly higher than fourth largest city Houston. The city’s black population fell the most with a 17 per cent decline.

This continues a 60-year decline for the Windy City, which is now smaller than it was in 1920.

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