Or, this year, 366 times as fast.
Those stats are approximate, of course, based on the claim by Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning Council that Nashville grows by 80 people a day while Chicago grows by 82 people a year.
The piece goes into detail about Nashville’s explosive growth. The council points out what it sees as Nashville’s strengths and weaknesses:
Reasons Nashville is growing
- Low cost of living
- Less stress
- Government efficiency
Issues it must address
- Affordable housing