St. Louis versus Chicago (Part 5)
The census numbers for 1920 and 1930 showed that Chicago had roughly four times the population of St. Louis. It was natural, then, that the early commercial air services (for mail and later passengers) would gravitate to the larger city. Chicago's airport ...
Assembling an NBA Team in St. Louis
This is not a Dream Team, an All-Star team, or the 1996 Chicago Bulls ... Bradley Beal St. Louis local talent alert! Less than two years ago, there was a basketball-related question bigger than the notion of an NBA team in this city.
Census sees Chicago's population inching up
The 2010 census pegged Chicago's population at 2,695,598, but a July 2011 census estimate indicates the city was bigger by 11,522 people ... And while cities such as Detroit, Cleveland and St. Louis continued to lose population in 2011, the decline ...
EXography: 19 U.S. cities have proportionately bigger workforces than bankrupted Detroit
Detroit declared bankruptcy due in no small part to $3 billion in unfunded public employee pensions owed a sprawling city workforce that kept growing even as the city’s population shriveled ... Cleveland and St. Louis, at one in 50; and Philadelphia ...
The 20 most populous metro areas in the United States, in 1 amazing chart
Starting in the early 19th century, New York City has been number one and never given up that pole position. (It's the Kentucky hoops recruiting class of big city populations.) Philadelphia, too, has been relatively consistent population-wise over the ...