Basically, even if COVID-19 never happened, Detroit’s future was always going to be bleak. Now, as the city prepares to deal with what appears to be the worst disaster in its it’s history, it seems unlikely that it’s going to be able recover before its population loss and its financial problems finally finish it off.
Detroit's combined sewer system, which connects sanitary sewers to storm drains, also plays a role in the city's frequent floods. “When you have rain, even just a couple of inches of rain, that combined sewer system gets overwhelmed. And that can lead to backups into people's basements. . .Jun 29, 2021
The report released this week showed the Windsor area has an estimated 32,000 or 9.8 per cent of its population living below the poverty line compared to 12.1 per cent in 2017. The percentage of the London CMA's population falling below the poverty line decreased 3.1 per cent from 15.2 in 2017 to 12.1 per cent in 2018.Feb 25, 2020
1. Detroit's cost of living is lower than the national average — but it's rising. Niche listed Detroit within the top 25 U.S. cities with the lowest cost of living for 2021. However, it's important to note that while the cost of living in Detroit is below the national average, it still has a high poverty rate.Apr 29, 2021
Basically, even if COVID-19 never happened, Detroit's future was always going to be bleak. Now, as the city prepares to deal with what appears to be the worst disaster in its it's history, it seems unlikely that it's going to be able recover before its population loss and its financial problems finally finish it off.
The most dangerous city in the United States is Detroit, Michigan. Detroit has a violent crime rate of 2,007.8 incidents per 100,000 people with a total of 261 homicides in 2018. Chicago had the highest number of homicides in 2018 with 563; almost double that of New York, which has triple the population as Chicago.
High Rate of Poverty Detroit has one of the highest levels in the country, with 35% of its residents living beneath the poverty line. That's over one in three people in the city living in poverty, an incredibly high rate. Because there are so many people living in poverty, it's hard for the government to help.
The tourist areas of Detroit are as safe as any major city. The crime problems are in the neighborhoods you would have no reason to be in to begin with. The Riverfront, Foxtown, Greektown, Midtown, The District etc are all big city safe areas and likely where you will spend most of your time.