A new Census snapshot says Chicago lost almost three-thousand people last year. But it's not necessarily the size of that number that's important.  In a city of more than two-point-seven million, losing 28-hundred people is a small percentage. Joe Cortright with the think tank City Observatory isn't worried about the Census snapshot.

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But Jonathan Williams with the American Legislative Exchange Council says that Chicago is stagnant while Texas is booming, and that is a big deal.

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The Census numbers show five of the eight cities that added the most people are in Texas.  Twenty-three of Illinois’ 29 cities with more than 50,000 people lost population.


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