Maybe Royals fans should hold off on demanding more revenue sharing or a salary cap.
The Kansas City metro area is the fastest growing MSA in the AL Central, just edging out Minneapolis-St. Paul!
Listed below are the growth rates for each divisional MSA from 2000 to 2007:
|Pop. Change 00-07||MSA Size||National Rank|
At this rate, in another fifteen years, Kansas City will be at 2.3 million, while Cleveland will be at 1.99 million. As the man once said, we can build on this!
I had no idea that the Detroit metro was that large, or the Twin Cities for that matter. Considering how bad it looks like 2008 was, and 2009 plans to be, I wonder what the updated numbers will look like. Then again, with the malaise so widespread, maybe there are no longer many places for rust belters to go...