Friday, April 19, 2019

Downtown Kansas City Hype Fact Check: Survey Seyz More People Moving To 'Burbs

For YEARS there has been an ongoing debate betwixt tax fighters and development cheerleaders on the future of life inside the loop. The persistent myth of the "renaissance" inside the loop claims that it's the biggest, fastest growing neighborhood in all of the heartland . . . Here's government data that proves otherwise and reminds us that the American dream of the good life in the suburbs still motivates the majority of workers. Read more:

Platte County sees biggest population growth in KC metro

PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. - The numbers are out. Platte County's population grew more than any other county in the metro. According to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, Platte County has grown by 15.3 percent since 2010. "I like to say it's about choice.

7 comments:

Silvestor orgalthorp said...

Not a surprise. Every generation comes to a point in life where they just want peace and quiet

Anonymous said...

If you want to raise a family in a safer environment I think most people know to get out of any urban environment. I feel bad for children raised by parents who are liberals. First they will suffer from gender identity disorder that is pushed on them, and the other is living a gentrified culture of trying to live in a high crime zip code because it’s “hip”.

Anonymous said...

+1000

Anonymous said...

Geezer Hater and Gopher KC will both be very butt hurt by this.

Cletus said...

Platte County stealing KCMO's momentum.

Anonymous said...

You know, about half the grow in Platte County IS in the city limits of KCMO.

Anonymous said...

Roughly, 1/3 of the people in the city limits of KCMO live north of the Missouri River.