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Analysis: The Census Data and the Political Reordering to Come in Md.

August 13, 2021

Baltimore City leaders knew they were coming. And yet, the newest population numbers from the U.S. Census, delivered Thursday on the hottest day of the year, hit them like a torrent of cold water in the face. Baltimore’s dramatic 5.7% population loss over the past 10 years means the city is sure to face a corresponding loss of political clout in the decade ahead — no matter how many allies it has in the highest echelons of power in Annapolis.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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