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Old Posted Oct 8, 2019, 4:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Capsicum View Post
Why is there a trend in every part of the metro area declining in income in many cases? And why not that some places increase, while others decrease?

And does it make a difference if it's the lowest income parts of the metro area losing people by moving to the high income areas? Or if migration is out of the metro area entirely?
Good paying jobs that were accessible to people with high school degrees have mostly vanished, to be replaced with jobs that require at least some higher education. There's a big chunk of Michigan's population that is, for lack of a better term, "lost." It's the same story across the Rust Belt, but very pronounced here. Michigan also suffers heavily from brain drain.
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