5 facts about U.S. suburbs

By Ruth Igielnik and Anna Brown of Pew Research

  1. Politically, the suburbs are evenly divided overall, but some have a clear Democratic or Republican tilt.
  2. Poverty has increased more sharply in the suburbs than in urban or rural counties.
  3. Although the population is aging across all community types, suburbs are seeing the most rapid growth in older adults.
  4. Suburban counties have the highest drug overdose fatality rate of any community type.
  5. Suburban counties are the only ones that have gained population from other community types, as well as from abroad.

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