TRIBUNE: Chicago’s population down third year in a row — but we’re still ahead of Houston: census

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The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “It’s no secret that there’s been a friendly competition brewing between Chicago and Houston in recent years, and just-released census figures may keep that going: As Chicago’s population declined for a third straight year, the Texas city’s head count has continued to climb.

This week, the U.S. Census Bureau announced a new round of population estimates for cities across the country showing Chicago had lost 3,825 residents in 2017, while Houston grew by 8,235…”

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