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The Death of Detroit

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A visual exploration of the financial collapse of Detroit. Detroit is the largest city to file bankruptcy in the United States. Their total debt is more than all of the cities who have filed for bankruptcy before them combined. It had been a while since I did an infographic so I figured this was as good a topic as any to test out my new photo composition skills as well as finding a creative way to lay out a lot of information about the demise of Detroit, all while creating a visually appealing graphical layout.

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The Death of Detroit

  1. 1. comesinfrom the localcasinosinDetroit. theyare one ofthe largestsourcesof revenue forthe cityofDetroit 11MillA Month Thenational averageforviolent crimespercapita. 5x Willpass,on average,before the police show up on an average 911response call. 58 Minutes Numberofcreditorswho are owed money by the city ofDetroit. >100,000 Police presence overthe last10 years due to budgetcuts.2/3ofparksin Detroithave been closed since 2008. 40% Smaller Ofthe streetlights in Detroitare not functional. 40% Ofallcrimesin Detroitare eversolved. The murderrate in Detroitis11times higherthan in New York. LessThan 10% Manufacturing jobs lostsince 1950's 269K Lesspeople live in Detroit than did 60 yearsago,a 63% decrease. 1.1Million Ofchildren in Detroitlive in poverty. 60% Ofresidents are functionally illiterate. 47% Population decrease over the last50 years Abandoned homes through the Detroit metro area. 78,000 Willscore you one of 15 differenthousesfor sale in Detroit. $500 raymmar.compresents: raymmar.com

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