Goodbye NYC: Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

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Many Americans left the nation's biggest cities during the first year of the pandemic 8 of the ten largest cities in this country lost population during the first year of the pandemic At the top of the list New York Los Angeles and Chicago New York lost more than 305,000 people between July of 2020 and July of 2021 according to the Census Bureau Among the ten largest cities only San Antonio and Phoenix gained new residents and not many so where did everybody go Many went to smaller big cities primarily in the sunbelt Austin Texas and Fort Worth Jacksonville Florida Charlotte North Carolina The reasons vary housing costs jobs births and deaths I'm Rita foley

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