U.S. Cities Are ‘Sorting Themselves By Education Level’

Gentrification is a big topic in JP. But a Boston Magazine review of recent articles in the Washington Post and The Atlantic examines whether the dynamic is operating at the level of entire cities, never mind specific neighborhoods like ours. In other words, the entire city of Boston is gentrifying.

America’s cities are sorting themselves by education level. Forget Southie: Is the entire city of Boston gentrifying? An interesting piece in the Washington Post this week argues that America is seeing its highly educated population and its less educated populations segregate themselves not just by neighborhood but by entire city: “It’s easy to recognize this phenomenon in San Francisco, or even Washington.

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