Thursday, January 03, 2008

One third of US counties depopulating

Although our national population continues to grow, largely due to immigration, there are places in the USA where the population is in serious decline.North Dakota, and East Texas, for example. In fact it's one third of the nation, which the coast types refer to as "fly-over country".

"We have near-record numbers of births right now, immigrants are flooding in. … So we have endless arguments about immigrants and smart growth while hundreds of counties are essentially being depopulated with no one noticing."
Read the rest of the article in USA Today .

HT Spirit Daily

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