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Over the past 60 years, the population of Detroit has fallen by 63 percent.
At this point, approximately 40 percent of all the streetlights in the city don’t work.
210 of the 317 public parks in the city of Detroit have beenpermanently closed down.
According to the New York Times, there are nowapproximately 70,000 abandoned buildings in Detroit.
Less than half of the residents of Detroit over the age of 16 are working at this point.
According to one very shocking report, 47 percent of the residents of Detroit are functionally illiterate.
Ten years ago, there were approximately 5,000 police officers in the city of Detroit. Today, there are only about 2,500 and another 100 are scheduled to be eliminated from the force soon.
The murder rate in Detroit is 11 times higher than it is in New York City.