Changing face of the suburbs. Latest analysis pulled from 2010 Census: It's not news to us, but new research shows the nation's suburbs are shifting away from the young couples with children image. About 40 percent of residents are 45 or older. And politicians and planners are taking heed: Now that the children are raised and gone (mostly), these areas must be transformed into pedestrian-friendly, accessible communities where people can age in place.
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