Cities Americans Are Abandoning

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30. Charleston, WV
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -9,772
> Population change, 2010-2017: -5.6% (227,061 to 214,406)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 18,078 births, 20,856 deaths
> Median home value: $111,300

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29. Saginaw, MI
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -9,783
> Population change, 2010-2017: -4.1% (200,169 to 191,934)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 16,380 births, 14,912 deaths
> Median home value: $96,200

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28. Pine Bluff, AR
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -10,001
> Population change, 2010-2017: -9.3% (100,278 to 90,963)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 8,244 births, 7,701 deaths
> Median home value: $84,700

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27. Montgomery, AL
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -10,317
> Population change, 2010-2017: -0.2% (374,541 to 373,903)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 35,032 births, 25,380 deaths
> Median home value: $135,700

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26. Wichita, KS
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -10,335
> Population change, 2010-2017: +2.3% (630,924 to 645,628)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 65,873 births, 40,647 deaths
> Median home value: $132,400