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30 Cards in this Set

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Disporportionate large numbers of ___ and ___ shifted from the central cities to the suburbs.
people and jobs
What two types of consequences resulted from urbanization?
economic and social consequences
(for U.S. Central Cities/Principal Cities)
The largest incorporated place in each metropolitan or micropolitan statistical area is defined as what?
Principal City [previously central city]
What is the approximate population number of principal cities?
The names of each Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area consists of what?
Up to three of its Principal Cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan or micropolitan statistical area extends
Defined as the area outside of principal/central cities, but within the boundaries of metropolitan area (counties).
suburbs [of the metropolitan area]
From 1970-2000, more people are increasingly moving from the central cities to where?
Metro Area Households
[live at least 20+ miles from CBD]
Decentralization of higher-income urbanities left behind a growing concentration of which kinds of people?
disadvantaged minority groups and new waves of immigrants
Cities were left with those who could not afford to ____, those with no _____ children, those loyal to the homes of their _____, or the desperate ____ poor.
As a result of people moving from central cities, this guaranteed the _____ _____ of central cities.
economic decline
As a consequence of suburbanization, there was a depletion of cities' what?
property tax bases
Poverty in the ____ is higher than in the _____.

Poverty in cities disproportionately affects what kind of population?
minority populations
Where does poverty remain highly concentrated?
selected central city neighborhoods
These areas are plagued by severe social ills such as violent crime and drug abuse, as well as family problems such as teenage pregnancy.
high-poverty areas
Minority youth unemployment in cities remains especially _____.
Why can't people living in cities can't easily get to jobs located in the suburbs?
they do not have an automobile
Where is the quality of schooling better? Where is it worse?
quality of schooling in the central cities is poorer than in the suburbs
Where are homeownership rates lowest?
central cities
Central city residents confront ____ ____ difficulties.
housing affordability
The quality of housing stock in the central cities is _____ than in the suburbs.
These things are inadequate in the central cities.
public services [police, fire, garbage, snow removal]
These people are often trapped in inner cities and older suburbs because of limited affordable housing options elsewhere.
poor people, and especially minorities
Lower income households are discouraged from doing what?
moving into the communities of the residents in the more affluent suburbs
not in my back yard "syndrome"
Poorer central city jurisdictions are under tremendous pressure to expand ____ _____ for their needy residents.
social services
The populations of many ____ suburbs are stagnating or declining and are becoming increasingly ____.
older; poor
Once more affluent households have left older suburbs in most metropolitan regions for newer suburbs further from the city center, then what has followed?
The challenges faced by older suburbs are not restricted two one or two regions of the country, but are _____ in scope.
Job losses in ____ ____ are almost as dramatic as those seen in central cities.
older suburbs