Cities Americans Are Abandoning

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50. Fairbanks, AK
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -7,011
> Population change, 2010-2017: +2.2% (97,585 to 99,703)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 12,364 births, 3,417 deaths
> Median home value: $226,900

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49. Johnstown, PA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -7,070
> Population change, 2010-2017: -7.4% (143,674 to 133,054)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 9,624 births, 13,203 deaths
> Median home value: $93,400

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48. Hinesville, GA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -7,171
> Population change, 2010-2017: +3.2% (77,919 to 80,400)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 12,218 births, 3,030 deaths
> Median home value: $133,600

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47. El Centro, CA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -7,219
> Population change, 2010-2017: +4.8% (174,528 to 182,830)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 22,531 births, 7,106 deaths
> Median home value: $170,900

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46. Bakersfield, CA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -7,314
> Population change, 2010-2017: +6.4% (839,621 to 893,119)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 102,106 births, 41,099 deaths
> Median home value: $204,200