urban sprawl

Economy
11:33 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Report: Metro Detroit #1 for 'job sprawl'

Credit via University of Michigan/MLibrary

Detroit has the most “job sprawl” of any metropolitan area in the country, according to a new Brookings Institution report that looks at how jobs are distributed throughout metro regions.

The report found that 77 percent of metro Detroit’s jobs are more than 10 miles outside the city’s central business district. The nationwide average is 43 percent.

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