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Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

Population Centers Through the Decades

Detroit’s Population Center Has Shifted Northwest 1.5 Feet Per Day Since 1970

by Rob Linn, GIS SpecialistIn all of the coverage and analysis surrounding the release of the 2010 Census results, another significant landmark passed by seemingly unnoticed. Between 2000 and 2010, the center of the metropolitan population moved 3,842 feet to the northwest, to [Read on...]

Census 2010: You Can Count on Counties

by Clay Martin, Research Analyst

With so many changes in life, it would be nice to be able to count on counties to be there when you need them. For the most part, you can. Of the 3,234 counties listed in the 2000 Census, 3,221 were still around in 2010.* Of the counties that [Read on...]