What I knew about the border town, upon embarking on this mission to discover why people live there, was that Stephen Colbert dubbed it the " worst place on earth" and later the "earth's rectum. The crash of the once-booming automotive industry has led to rampant unemployment, with a 30 percent reduction in manufacturing jobs over the last decade or so, and is likely behind Windsor's rep for being rough around the edges. It can't be all bad, though. After all, Windsor is home to more than , people, so there must be something keeping them around. In , the city even placed nd on MoneySense magazine's " Best Places to Live " list for context, Toronto and Vancouver came in 32nd and 39th, respectively.
24 Shocking Facts About Detroit That You Won’t Believe
The Worst Suburbs in Detroit - Thrillist
Lots of recent examples. Virtually every major American city has been marked by grievous racial division. Why is Detroit alone dead? And so I suppose I should add these ungenerous race-tinged theories — corrupt black leadership and government largesse killed Detroit — which are obviously wrong in that Detroit became a Chocolate City as a result of its decline, not the other way around. White people left. They began leaving the city when it was still affluent, and kept leaving and leaving until Detroit was a black majority city with a black mayor, by which time affluent black Detroiters were also leaving in large numbers. The horrific Detroit riots were in
Sign up for this week's free webinars hosted by experienced investors or view previously-held webinar recordings in the Archives. View all Local Real Estate forums. I keep hearing about how much Detroit is the worst etc on the podcast. I have a feeling it's mainly being referred to as the scams that go on there and the people who take advantage of new investors.
There's a massive expanse of Metro Detroit known as "the suburbs" that may root for the Red Wings and whatnot, but -- make no mistake -- is most assuredly NOT Detroit. Each of these towns is unique in its own way, but the question is, do they suck? A fascinating question, indeed. Let's investigate:. The only suburb outside of Detroit city limits that's "cool" to move to, that all of your judgey Detroit friends with their Midtown lofts and Corktown bartending jobs can agree is an acceptable -- nay, THE acceptable -- substitute for actually living IN the city.