Table: The Archer Legacy

Motown has improved markedly under its current mayor...

-- Developers have pumped $18 billion into new housing, offices, factories, and entertainment since 1994

-- Crime has fallen to a 30-year low

-- Property values are rising

...But will the progress continue?

-- The population is shrinking: It has fallen 7.5% since 1990

-- More than 40% of residents live in poverty

-- Unemployment stands at 8.6%, up from 5.4% in 1999

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