February 18, 2012

MetroTrends week in review

Retiree 'migration patterns' and racial opportunity gaps in Washington, D.C., shared the spotlight this week on MetroTrends.

  • Richard Johnson notes that retirees are now relocating around the country, redistributing metro-boosting spending, tax revenue, volunteer hours, and more.
  • Margery Turner localizes her national racial opportunity gap report card with a closer look at the District of Columbia—the metro scores a C in African American and Latino equity, compared with whites.

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