Census 2000: Key Trends and Implications for Cities

Alan Berube
Alan Berube Interim Vice President and Director - Brookings Metro

October 30, 2003

This powerpoint by Alan Berube, presented at the Knight Center’s “Cities, Suburbs, and Beyond” seminar, examines four major trends impacting U.S. cities in the 1990s, and offers a typology of city performance and attendant implications for policy. The presentation also discusses changes to urban and suburban America brought about by the federal government’s new metropolitan classification standards.