Unprecedented demographic shifts have fundamentally changed many neighborhoods in the country's 50 largest metro areas, according to a report released in July by the University of Minnesota's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity. Many suburbs that were once the bastions of homogeneous whiteness are becoming more diverse at breakneck speed.

Read the July National Journal story, "Suburbs Diversify but Many Areas Still Segregated, Report Says," and check back regularly as The Next America releases maps for a dozen major U.S. cities that compare demographic shifts over a 10-year span.

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