Jobs Are Moving Away from Metro Residents

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March 24, 2015

A new study by the Brookings Institution found that the number of jobs within the typical commuting distance for residents in major metro areas fell by 7 percent.

This decrease, which happened between the years 2000 and 2012, occurred at the same time employment suburbanized. “The number of jobs near both the typical city and suburban resident fell,” the report says.

The report also revealed that residents of high-poverty and majority-minority neighborhoods experienced the most pronounced declines in job proximity.

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