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"Emerging!": Forbes Throws Downtown Detroit a Bone

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Just after labeling Detroit "America's most miserable city," good ol' Forbes is here again to arbitrarily rank the city using the same old stock photographs. This time, at least, we land on the positive side of things: Downtown Detroit is now officially one of America's top 15 "emerging" downtowns! Champagne! Downtown Detroit won its spot on the list by increasing its population of 29- to 34-year-olds by 59% between 2000 and 2010. Forbes is calling this demographic the "Young and the Restless," probably because those are words they hadn't used in the other photo captions yet. The Young and the Restless are not happy with the Detroit Metro area as a whole, where their population dwindled by 8% in that same period.
· 15 US Cities' Emerging Downtowns [Forbes]