I don’t really have much commentary about this, but I’m sure that any number of “serious” blogs will–Cincinnati, according to that Census thing, lost 12% of its population. Yowzers. Let’s look at some possible explanations:
- Murders. With the way our local news reports violent crimes, you’d think we live in a war zone. Surely over the past 10 years we’ve killed over 10% of our own population, right?
- Gentrification. High-end development in low-income areas equals economic growth equals GET OUT OF MY NEW NEIGHBORHOOD, POORS. Check Covington’s census data. I bet that went up a lot.
- No jobs. No further explanation needed.
- The President/BP/Charlie Sheen/Gaddafi did it. Hey, you gotta blame it on someone.