Commentary

How America’s Metro Areas Voted

Large metros voted for Clinton. Everywhere else went for Trump.

America’s contentious Electoral College may be organized around states, but its economy is organized around metropolitan areas. U.S. metro areas house more than 85 percent of the nation’s population and generate 90 percent of its economic output. Just the top ten metros account for more than a quarter of the U.S. population and more than a third of national economic output.

Read the full article at the Atlantic’s CityLab.