If you think Blooms is "rich" you need to get out a little more.
MP is a dump. Always has been. The "City Center" at the VRE is empty. Not one single retailer except the bank that was operating on the City Hall property across the street. They can't afford to fix the streets but they built a new police station and rec center to service all the illegals living there. I work in the City and cannot think of one good reason to go there other than work.
Read this article. You think they have recovered from the problems they had a few years ago? What a joke.