Cities Americans Are Abandoning

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25. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -10,901
> Population change, 2010-2017: -1.8% (116,232 to 114,187)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 15,196 births, 6,527 deaths
> Median home value: $149,600

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24. Albany, GA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -10,964
> Population change, 2010-2017: -3.9% (157,500 to 151,434)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 15,175 births, 10,379 deaths
> Median home value: $109,600

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23. New Haven-Milford, CT
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -11,253
> Population change, 2010-2017: -0.2% (862,462 to 860,435)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 64,732 births, 55,491 deaths
> Median home value: $247,600

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22. Visalia-Porterville, CA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -12,390
> Population change, 2010-2017: +5.0% (442,178 to 464,493)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 55,606 births, 20,845 deaths
> Median home value: $186,600

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21. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -12,410
> Population change, 2010-2017: +0.3% (439,811 to 440,933)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 46,192 births, 32,742 deaths
> Median home value: $150,900