On Changing Regional Demographics

March 11, 2015



A group from the University of Richmond published a fascinating look in the Richmond Times-Dispatch at how demographics have shifted in the region. You can read the full article here. In short, poverty is a regional issue that must be dealt with regionally:


“Chesterfield, Henrico, and Richmond are more alike demographically than at any time in history. . . Poverty ignores the boundaries between city and county, and the leaders of the three jurisdictions must act in concert to address the collective challenge.”

–Moeser, Massey & Shields



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