Cities Americans Are Abandoning

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10. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -21,503
> Population change, 2010-2017: +3.9% (19,566,480 to 20,320,876)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 1,811,927 births, 1,035,505 deaths
> Median home value: $426,300

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9. El Paso, TX
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -21,829
> Population change, 2010-2017: +5.1% (804,123 to 844,818)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 98,803 births, 36,570 deaths
> Median home value: $119,600

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8. Flint, MI
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -22,658
> Population change, 2010-2017: -4.3% (425,788 to 407,385)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 35,720 births, 31,707 deaths
> Median home value: $106,900

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7. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -27,959
> Population change, 2010-2017: +1.3% (1,555,954 to 1,576,236)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 144,429 births, 95,601 deaths
> Median home value: $204,000

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6. Memphis, TN-MS-AR
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -30,000
> Population change, 2010-2017: +1.8% (1,324,827 to 1,348,260)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 136,058 births, 82,670 deaths
> Median home value: $142,400