I’m not sue which of the two to believe–the study that says people are leaving the suburbs for the cities or the one that says people are leaving the cities for the suburbs. I’m sure each one can be true in different circumstances. For example, people are leaving New York and LA to go outside the city, while affluent people here in Maryland are moving back into Baltimore.

Cities rebounding, suburbs declining, new study shows - baltimoresun.com

AP: Census: American Are Fleeing Big Cities