Vancouver-Area Population Density Map

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Date Range: 2001

Vancouver, British Columbia, is the Northwest’s smart-growth leader, with six out of ten residents in compact communities in 2001. However, Vancouver’s smart-growth leadership has slipped in recent years, as described in Slowing Down: Greater Vancouver BC’s Smart-Growth Leadership Slips.

See a chart showing how Vancouver ranked on sprawl in a study of seven Northwest cities.

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